Accession Number : AD0667843

Title :   VISCOSITY AS A FUNCTION OF SHEAR RATE.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : PRINCETON UNIV N J FRICK CHEMICAL LAB

Personal Author(s) : Tobolsky,A. V. ; Chapoy,L. L.

Report Date : 29 MAR 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : Polymer viscosity is derived as a function of rate of shear. The basic idea introduced is that the polymer attains a limiting strain in the melt viscosity instrument. This limiting strain is perhaps a braking strain. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*POLYMERS, *RHEOLOGY), VISCOSITY, SHEAR STRESSES, MOLECULAR WEIGHT, TEST EQUIPMENT, STYRENE PLASTICS, STRAIN(MECHANICS)

Subject Categories : Plastics
      Fluid Mechanics
      Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE