Analysis of the Creep Behaviour of Polypropylene


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In this work, creep data for a polypropylene (PP) were obtained at different levels of tensile stress and temperature, and were then analysed in the light of a model developed, which is based on physical mechanisms (at the molecular scale) responsible for the material’s behaviour, considering that a minimum retardation time does exist. The model yields very good agreement with the experimental data and physically meaningful theoretical parameter values.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 480-481)

Edited by:

A. Méndez-Vilas




J. Reinas Dos Santos André and J. J. C. Pinto, "Analysis of the Creep Behaviour of Polypropylene", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 480-481, pp. 175-180, 2005

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March 2005




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