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Acta Mechanica

, Volume 138, Issue 3–4, pp 155–162 | Cite as

Nonlinear behavior of some hydrostatically stressed isotropic elastomeric foams

  • J. K. Dienes
  • J. C. Solem
Original Papers

Summary

We calculate the stress-strain relation for elastomeric foam from anab initio theory, which shows that the “plateau” and “densification” regions should be described by a hyperbola. The theory seems to agree reasonably well with experiment.

Keywords

Foam Dynamical System Fluid Dynamics Transport Phenomenon Nonlinear Behavior 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. K. Dienes
    • 1
  • J. C. Solem
    • 1
  1. 1.Theoretical DivisionLos Alamos National LaboratoryLos AlamosUSA

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