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Rheology pp 315-318 | Cite as

The Importance of Energetic Interactions on the Viscoelastic Properties of Polymer Solutions

  • Werner-Michael Kulicke

Abstract

The rheological behaviour of polymer fluids can1be described on a molecular basis using the entanglement concept1. In this case it is explicitely assumed that there are mechanical entanglements (above a minimum concentration and/or molecular weight) caused by the polymer chains, which are responsible for the behaviour in the linear and non-linear viscoelastic region. It has been shown in the past that a quite great number of rheological properties can be theoretically explained on this basis.

Keywords

Shear Rate Rheological Behaviour Linear Viscoelastic Region Critical Shear Rate Polymer Fluid 
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    W.W. Graessley, Adv. Polym. Sci. 16 (1974) 1CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    R. Heitzmann, Dissertation, Inst. f. Chemical Technology, T.U. Braunschweig 1977Google Scholar
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    W.-M. Kulicke and J. Klein, and R.S. Porter, Angew. Macromol. Chemie 76/77 (1979) 151Google Scholar
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    W.-M. Kulicke, R.S. Porter, Rheol. Acta (in preparation)Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Werner-Michael Kulicke
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Chemical TechnologyTechnical University of BraunschweigGermany

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