Solutions for the Infinite Layer and the Half-Space for Quasi-Static Consolidating Elastic and Viscoelastic Media

Shrinkage Stresses in a Thick-Walled Viscoelastic Cylinder Bonded to a Rigid Case

Standing Waves in a Viscoelastic Cylinder Case-Bonded to a Thin Shell

On the Consolidating Viscoelastic Layer Under Quasi Static Loading

One-Dimensional Response of Linear Visco-Elastic Media

Second-Order Visco-Elasticity in a Filled Elastomer

Damping of Frames with Constrained Viscoelastic Layers
The damping of a steel braced frame with a vertical layer of visco-elastic material is quantified by computing steady-state responses to harmonic lateral loadings. Viscoelastic constitutive...

Buckling of Spherical Viscoelastic Shells
The creep buckling of thin nonshallow spherical shells is treated, the material of which is assumed to be isotropic and linearly viscoelastic with special temperature dependence of its...

Rectangular Plates on Linear Viscoelastic Foundations
This paper deals with the quasistatic bending problems of the rectangular plates and the infinite strips on the linear viscoelastic foundations of the Kelvin, the Maxwell and the standard...

Biofilm Growth and Hydraulic Performance
An experimental investigation of the deleterious effect of microbial slime layers on the hydraulic performance of water conduits is presented. The underlying mechanisms that lead to an...

Flow of Dilute Polymers Through Porous Media
The flow of dilute polymer solutions through porous media is investigated experimentally. Large increases in flow resistance are noted, considerably higher than would be expected from...

Nonlinear Static and Dynamic Deformations of Viscoelastic Cables
The rate equation method is used in this work to facilitate the analyses of finite deflection problems involving viscoelastic cables. In addition, within the confines of a structural theory,...

Viscoelastic Inclusion Problem
The paper is concerned with a variety of inclusion problems that arise in the study of the quasi-static response of anisotropic viscoelastic materials. It is shown that the use of Stieltjes...

Earthquake Response of Buried Insulated Pipes
The effect of insulation on axial stresses induced in straight buried pipes due to earthquakes is investigated theoretically. Complex soil reactions are formulated for a viscoelastic medium...

Dynamic Stiffness Matrices for Viscoelastic Half Planes
Analytical expressions and numerical results are presented for the complex-valued, dynamic (frequency dependent), flexibility influence coefficients for a homogeneous, isotropic, linearly...

Thermodynamics of Solidifying or Melting Viscoelastic Material
Investigated are thermodynamic restrictions on rate-type creep laws for porous materials which slowly solidify while carrying load (aging of concrete, i.e., gradual filling of pores in...

Forced Vibration of Beams by Eigenmatrix Method
The eigenmatrix method and the operational displacement one are presented for the forced vibration problem of beams and frames. The differential equation for flexure is due to the classical...

Micro-Structure and Mechanics of Soft Tissues

Stability of Visco-Elastic Imperfect Columns

Nonlinear Static and Dynamic Response of Viscoelastic Shells of Revolution

 

 

 

 

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