Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials

, Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 51–66 | Cite as

A constitutive multiphysics modeling for nearly incompressible dissipative materials: application to thermo–chemo-mechanical aging of rubbers

  • S. Lejeunes
  • D. Eyheramendy
  • A. Boukamel
  • A. Delattre
  • S. Méo
  • K. D. Ahose


In this paper we investigate the modeling of chemo-physical evolution due to thermo-mechanical loadings at finite strain in soft materials. In particular we discuss the question of a proper and consistent thermodynamical formulation in the case of nearly incompressible materials. The objective of this phenomenological modeling is to represent the thermo–chemo-mechanical aging that occurs in filled rubbers during high-cycle fatigue for some specific loading conditions.


Chemo-physical aging Filled rubber Self-heating 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LMA, CNRS, UPR 7051, Centrale MarseilleAix-Marseille Univ.Marseille Cedex 20France
  2. 2.IRT Raylenium, LAMIHUniv. ValenciennesFamarsFrance
  3. 3.Airbus HelicoptersMarignaneFrance
  4. 4.LMR, EA 2640Université F. Rabelais de ToursToursFrance

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