Step‐strain deformations for viscoelastic fluids: Formulation of a strain‐coupling constitutive equation

J. S. Vrentas, David Venerus, C. M. Vrentas

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Abstract

An integral constitutive equation which includes strain‐coupling effects is proposed. The constitutive equation is more general than the K‐BKZ equation, and it is shown that this equation can explain various important aspects of double‐step stress‐relaxation data.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)537-545
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics
Volume29
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Materials Chemistry

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