Accession Number : AD0474710

Title :   VISCOELASTICITY OF AMORPHOUS SOLIDS AND POLYMERS.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : PRINCETON UNIV NJ FRICK CHEMICAL LAB

Personal Author(s) : Tobolsky, Arthur V.

Report Date : NOV 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : In this paper the viscoelastic response of organic solids both of low molecular weight and of high molecular weight are interpreted in terms of molecular dynamics. The theoretical discussion is applied to experimental evidence on rosin, polyisobutylene and polystyrene. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*POLYMERS, VISCOELASTICITY), (*VISCOELASTICITY, THEORY), BUTYL RUBBER, STYRENE PLASTICS, TRANSITION TEMPERATURE, SHEAR STRESSES, TORSION, OSCILLATION, STRAIN(MECHANICS), CROSSLINKING(CHEMISTRY), RELAXATION TIME, CREEP, DAMPING.

Subject Categories : Plastics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE