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Mechanical Response of Polymers

An Introduction

by Alan S. Wineman

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Materials science,
  • Mechanical engineering,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Material Science,
  • Technology,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Textiles & Polymers,
  • Chemistry - General,
  • Engineering - Mechanical,
  • Polymers--Mechanical properties,
  • Science / Mechanics,
  • Mechanical properties,
  • Polymers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7749896M
    ISBN 100521644097
    ISBN 109780521644099

    Crystallinity and superstructure are always dependent on the conditions of their formation, see also: crystallization of polymers. Geometries and fixtures for torsional analyzers consist of parallel plates, cone-and-plate, couette, and torsional beam and braid. A good example of the action of plasticizers is related to polyvinylchlorides or PVCs. These materials offer great potential for tissue engineering and cell sorting technologies.

    Temperature sweep[ edit ] A common test method involves measuring the complex modulus at low constant frequency while varying the sample temperature. The line slope is the tangent modulus, which can indicate the material stiffness at the corresponding strain rate. Under the theta condition also called the Flory conditionthe polymer behaves like an ideal random coil. The Sunhemp fiber mat was also used with woven Glass fiber mat on one side to prepare an unsymmetrical hybrid laminate. These are very important in many applications of polymers for films and membranes.

    Semi-crystalline polymers can undergo crystallization and melting transitionswhereas amorphous polymers do not. A copolymer containing a controlled arrangement of monomers is called a sequence-controlled polymer. A concerted effort has been made to investigate and develop new polymer materials with improved characteristics for impact resistance and damage tolerance. For many polymers, reduced crystallinity may also be associated with increased transparency. The macroscopic physical properties of a polymer are related to the interactions between the polymer chains.


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Mechanical Response of Polymers book

Thermoplastic elastomerson the other hand, are reversibly "physically crosslinked" and Mechanical Response of Polymers book be molten. In order to utilize DMA to characterize materials, the fact that small dimensional changes can also lead to large inaccuracies in certain tests needs to be addressed.

Likewise, initial elastic modulus, yield and flow stress increase with the increase in strain rate, whereas decreases with the increase in temperature.

Flow stress vs strain rate relations of polyurea and three polyurethanes determined at the deformation strain of a 0. There is an obvious difference between their macroscopic failure mechanisms.

Van der Waals forces are quite weak, however, so polyethylene can have a lower melting temperature compared to other polymers. The line slope is the tangent modulus, which can indicate the material stiffness at the corresponding strain rate.

Polymers with two or three blocks of two distinct chemical species e. Torsional analyzers are mainly used for liquids or melts but can also be implemented for some solid samples since the force is applied in a twisting motion.

Under the theta condition also called the Flory conditionthe polymer behaves like an ideal random coil.

Depending on their chemical structures, polymers may be either semi-crystalline or amorphous. In both quasi-static and dynamic experiments, the confinement pressure was increased to a predetermined level and kept constant during the test. The instrumentation of a DMA consists of a displacement sensor such as a linear variable differential transformerwhich measures a change in voltage as a result of the instrument probe moving through a magnetic core, a temperature control system or furnace, a drive motor a linear motor for probe loading which provides load for the applied forcea drive shaft support and guidance system to act as a guide for the force from the motor to the sample, and sample clamps in order to hold the sample being tested.

In this scenario, intermolecular forces between the solvent and monomer subunits dominate over intramolecular interactions. Yield stress increases significantly for low temperature and higher strain rates. Modeling and simulating polymeric systems provide critical information about the molecular processes that govern polymer properties and phenomena.

The model offers solutions to regulate fruit development and can be extended to other plant candidates for potential biological and food engineering. Particularly strong intermolecular interactions occur when the residues of the repeating units allow the formation of hydrogen bondsas in the case of p-aramid.

Chain conformation The space occupied by a polymer molecule is generally expressed in terms of radius of gyrationwhich is an average distance from the center of mass of the chain to the chain itself. Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read : 16 Total Download : File Size : 44,9 Mb Description : The problems related to crazing in polymers are of special interest to polymer scientists since only polymers display this universal phenomenon and no analogues are available for low-molecular-mass compounds.

Dynamics of bodies with viscoelastic support-- Boundary value problems for linear isotropic viscoelastic materials-- The book concludes with coverage of constitutive relations in thermoviscoelasticity which account for thermally-induced changes both in elastic moduli and relaxation spectra.

This tends to increase the free energy of mixing for polymer solutions and thereby making solvation less favorable, and thereby making the availability of concentrated solutions of polymers far rarer than those of small molecules.Nonlinear material response is analysed with the Fourier transform (FT) of the raw signal measured by a high-frequency dynamic mechanical analyzer (HF DMA).

It is known from rheological behaviour of elastomers that reinforcing fillers additionally induce nonlinearity Cited by: 2. Nanoindentation measurements of the elastic moduli Er of thin polymer films supported by stiff substrates with moduli Es ≫ Er show an increase of Er with decreasing h, for h less than a threshold thickness ht.

In the thickness range h Cited by: pressure transition in polymers has been discussed by various au­ thors4- 6 and now appears to be universally accepted, The pressure dependence of the mechanical response has been predicted theoretically on the basis of the free volume approach by Ferry and Stratton?

who derived the pressure analog of the well­ known WLF equations:" in the form I. Aug 27,  · Mechanical response of polymers an introduction pdf. Mechanical response of polymers an introduction pdf With numerous examples and extensive illustrations, this book will help advanced undergraduate and graduate students, as well as practicing mechanical engineers, to make effective use of polymeric materials.

Jun 05,  · With increasing use of polymers in sophisticated industrial applications, it is essential that mechanical engineers have a solid understanding of these compounds. This text provides a thorough introduction to polymers from a mechanical engineering perspective, treating stresses and deformations in structural components made of polymers.

The authors discuss the time-dependent response of.

ISBN 13: 9780521644099

Abstract. Polymer mechanics is the study of how the mechanical behavior of polymers depends on external load environments. It is a broad subject that provides tools to engineers and scientist interested in understanding the behavior of polymer components and how .