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Topic Title: VISUALS: Animations of polymeric materials
Topic Summary: Laboratory of Advanced Polymers and Optimized Materials (LAPOM), U. of North Texas.
Created On: 12/11/2007 2:38 PM

 12/11/2007 2:38 PM

Cathy Rohrer

Posts: 584
Joined: 2/6/2007

In this page you will find animations on the structure of polymeric materials, mechanical deformation of polymers, crack formation and propagation, scratch testing, and true stress vs engineering stress. Animations include:
• Polymers consisting of oriented chains
• Polymers consisting of randomly oriented (coiled) chains
• Presence of entanglements in polymeric structures
• Step-wise polymerization process in 2D and 3D
• Crack formation and propagation in PLCs
• Poisson effect during tensile deformation of polymers
• Deformation mechanisms - bond rupture, chain separation, chain scission
• Effect of entanglements on the deformation mechanism
• Scratching simulations
• True Stress vs Engineering Stress during deformation

Citation: "Resources for Education," The Laboratory of Advanced Polymers and Optimized Materials (LAPOM), University of North Texas. Last updated March 15, 2005.

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