Effects of Meso-Scale Structure and Interactions on Macro-Scale Mechanical Properties in Polymeric Materials

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The mechanical properties of polymers are strongly influenced by meso-scale structure such as entanglement, orientation, folded chain, etc. However, the relationship between the meso-scale structure and macro-scale mechanical properties of polymers has not been clarified. In this paper, network models of polymer chains are introduced to simulate the meso-scale interactions. From the FEM analysis of this model, the effects of interactions on macro-scale mechanical properties are investigated.

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Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 261-263)

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Kikuo Kishimoto, Masanori Kikuchi, Tetsuo Shoji and Masumi Saka

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747-752

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A. Shinozaki et al., "Effects of Meso-Scale Structure and Interactions on Macro-Scale Mechanical Properties in Polymeric Materials", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 261-263, pp. 747-752, 2004

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April 2004

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