Deformation Induced Volume Relaxation in a Styrene-Butadiene Copolymer
The viscoelastic behavior of a solid polymer in the vicinity of the glass transition temperature Tg depends upon the temperature, the level of deformation, and the thermal history (1–4). It has been suggested that all of these effects can be described by the free volume theory (5).
KeywordsFree Volume Applied Strain Solid Polymer Shift Factor Fractional Free Volume
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