Rheologica Acta

, Volume 24, Issue 3, pp 220–227

Linear elastico-viscous properties of molten standard polystyrenes

I. Presentation of complex moduli; role of short range structural parameters


  • A. Schausberger
    • Physikalische ChemieJohannes-Kepler-Universität
  • G. Schindlauer
    • Physikalische ChemieJohannes-Kepler-Universität
  • H. Janeschitz-Kriegl
    • Physikalische ChemieJohannes-Kepler-Universität
Original Contributions

DOI: 10.1007/BF01332600

Cite this article as:
Schausberger, A., Schindlauer, G. & Janeschitz-Kriegl, H. Rheol Acta (1985) 24: 220. doi:10.1007/BF01332600


This paper contains an extensive presentation of dynamic mechanical data (complex moduli), as obtained on the melts of a series of standard polystyrenes of narrow molar mass distributions. It also shows the way of obtaining structural parameters (plateau modulus and friction factor) which are needed for an interpretation of these data in terms of simple theoretical models (Maxwell elements, Doi-Edwards model). A linear mixing rule is used for taking into account the finite width of the molar mass distributions.

Key words

Complex modulpolystyrene meltplateau modulusfriction factorshift factor

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