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A mechanical model for creep, recovery and stress relaxation in polymeric materials (2005)
Journal Article
Fancey, K. S. (2005). A mechanical model for creep, recovery and stress relaxation in polymeric materials. Journal of materials science, 40(18), (4827-4831). doi:10.1007/s10853-005-2020-x. ISSN 0022-2461

A mechanical model is presented, in which viscoelastic response is described by the action of time-dependent latch elements. The model represents viscoelastic changes occurring through incremental jumps as opposed to continuous motion. This is suppor... Read More