12. Mechanical Properties of Polymers

  1. Yves Gnanou and
  2. Michel Fontanille

Published Online: 16 JUL 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470238127.ch12

Organic and Physical Chemistry of Polymers

Organic and Physical Chemistry of Polymers

How to Cite

Gnanou, Y. and Fontanille, M. (2008) Mechanical Properties of Polymers, in Organic and Physical Chemistry of Polymers, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470238127.ch12

Author Information

  1. Bordeaux, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JUL 2007
  2. Published Print: 8 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471725435

Online ISBN: 9780470238127

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Keywords:

  • polymer elasticity;
  • Flory–Rehner affine model;
  • viscoelastic material time–temperature equivalence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Origin of Elasticity in Polymers

  • Elastic Behavior of Elastomers

  • Viscoelasticity of Polymers

  • Mechanical Properties at Large Deformations

  • Literature