A Correspondence Principle for Scission-Induced Stress Relaxation in Elastomeric Components

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Alan Wineman

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

John Shaw

Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

J. Appl. Mech 71(6), 769-773 (Jan 27, 2005) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1794701 History: Received March 26, 2002; Revised October 30, 2003; Online January 27, 2005
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Grahic Jump Location
Hollow cylinder subjected to axial force and torsion
Grahic Jump Location
Elastomeric seal and rigid die



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