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Unresolved Issues Related to Predicting the Service Life of Polymeric Materials

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Author(s)

Jonathan W. Martin, Tinh Nguyen

Abstract

Linking field and laboratory exposure results and predicting the service life of a polymeric materials exposed in its intended service environment have been major research goals of the polymeric materials community for over a century. Three methodologies are used or have been proffered for generating service life data. Differences in these methodologies are discussed and the state-of-the-art of service life prediction is revealed. Recommendations for improving the predictive capabilities of any proposed service life prediction methodology are made and a number of technical of technical and scientific issues are raised that need to be addressed by the scientific community.
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To Be Determined

Keywords

acceleration factor, Additivity Law, dosage, Reciprocity Law, Service Life Prediction, Spearman Correlation Coefficient, Time Shift Factor

Citation

Martin, J. and Nguyen, T. (2017), Unresolved Issues Related to Predicting the Service Life of Polymeric Materials, To Be Determined (Accessed July 15, 2024)

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Created February 19, 2017