Creep of polymer foams

Jong-Shin Huang, L. J. Gibson

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The linear and non-linear creep of polymeric foams are analysed. Measurements of the creep of rigid polyurethane foams under constant shear indicate that their behaviour is linear at stresses up to half the shear strength; the model describes the data well.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)637-647
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Materials Science
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1991 Jan 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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