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A Procedure for the Definition of a Thixotropic Inelastic Model

  • Romano Lapasin
  • Aldo Alessandrini
  • Franco Sturzi


Different approaches can be followed to give a description of the thixotropic behaviour. Some advantages are derived from the phenomenological characterization suggested by Cheng, because steady and unsteady states of a material can be described by the resulting thixotropic inelastic model, with satisfactory approximation at any kinematic condition.


Shear Rate State Equation Sodium Silicate Cement Paste Kinematic Condition 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Romano Lapasin
    • 1
  • Aldo Alessandrini
    • 1
  • Franco Sturzi
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Chimica Applicata e IndustrialeUniversità degli StudiTriesteItaly

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