Theory of rotational dynamic measurement of plastics
Article first published online: 9 MAR 2003
Copyright © 1965 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Journal of Applied Polymer Science
Volume 9, Issue 4, pages 1201–1208, April 1965
How to Cite
Kaelble, D. H. (1965), Theory of rotational dynamic measurement of plastics. J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 9: 1201–1208. doi: 10.1002/app.1965.070090401
- Issue published online: 9 MAR 2003
- Article first published online: 9 MAR 2003
- Manuscript Received: 11 MAY 1964
A theory which postulates a condition of combined constraints of constant stress and constant strain is developed for the rotating cantilever beam measurement of dynamic mechanical properties of rigid plastics. The theory provides operating equations for the rotating beam instrument of Maxwell equipped with a biaxial strain gage dynamometer. The storage component of the dynamic Young's modulus E′ = 64 L3F1/3πd4(ΔXt − K1F1) and the mechanical loss tangent tan γ = [F2(δXt − K1F1) + K2F1F2]/[F1(ΔXt − K1F1) − K2(F2)2] are expressed in terms of the length L and diameter d of the circular rod specimen; the bending spring constants of the biaxial dynamometer K1K2; the imposed dynamometer displacement (ΔXt); and the cantilever beam storage and loss response forces F1, F2.