Stress Relaxation Analysis for Sealants

by Chi-Ping Wang, Univ of Cincinnati, United States,
Frank E. Weisgerber, Univ of Cincinnati, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Engineering Mechanics


A solution method for stress relaxation analysis of systems composed linear viscoelastic material in a state of plane strain is presented. The incremental, finite element method takes geometric nonlinearity and a very high relaxation rate into account. Example solutions are presented and compared with experimental results.

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