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A Strain-Based Formulation for the Coupled Viscoelastic/Damage Behavior

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K. Abdel-Tawab

GE Power Systems, Greenville, SC 29602

Y. J. Weitsman

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37966

J. Appl. Mech 68(2), 304-311 (Mar 24, 2000) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1348013 History: Received October 27, 1999; Revised March 24, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Figures

Grahic Jump Location
Strain versus time for a multigaged random chopped-glass mat/urethane composite coupon. Failure occurred at time tf=155 min.
Grahic Jump Location
Expanded exposition of the strain recorded by strain gage #4, detailing the experimental value and the prediction of power-law creep form

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