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Simultaneous Measurement of Torque, Axial Normal Force and Volume Change in the NIST Torsional Dilatometer

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Author(s)

Carl R. Schultesiz, G B. McKenna

Abstract

The NIST Torsional Dilatometer measures simultaneously the torque, axial normal force and volume change in response to a torsional deformation. While the torque is a linear function of the angle of twist per unit of length, the normal force and volume change are effects of geometrical nonlinearities. In stress-relaxation experiments with an epoxy cylinder near its glass transition temperature, the torque and normal force decay monotonically, but the volume change associated with the torsion shows a significant non-monotonic decay at lower temperatures. The measurements are investigated with a series solution for torsion of an elastic, compressible material (Murnagham, F.D. (1951) Finite Deformation of an Elastic Solid Wiley, New York).
Proceedings Title
Annual Technical Conference of Materials Society of Plastics Engineers | 58th |
Volume
2
Conference Dates
May 1, 2000
Conference Location
Undefined
Conference Title
Technical Papers of the Annual Technical Conference-Society of Plastics Engineers Incorporated

Keywords

axial normal force, dilatometry, finite deformation, second order theory, torque, torsion, viscoelasticity, volume change

Citation

Schultesiz, C. and McKenna, G. (2000), Simultaneous Measurement of Torque, Axial Normal Force and Volume Change in the NIST Torsional Dilatometer, Annual Technical Conference of Materials Society of Plastics Engineers | 58th |, Undefined (Accessed June 19, 2024)

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Created June 30, 2000, Updated October 12, 2021