- Author : Robert F. Landel
- Release Date : 14 December 1993
- Publisher : CRC Press
- Genre : Technology & Engineering
- Pages : 580 pages
- ISBN 13 : 0824789644
Download or read book entitled Mechanical Properties of Polymers and Composites, Second Edition by author: Robert F. Landel which was release on 14 December 1993 and published by CRC Press with total page 580 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. This text, now in its second edition, offers an up-to-date, expanded treatment of the behaviour of polymers with regard to material variables and test and use conditions. It highlights general principles, useful empirical rules and practical equations.;Detailing the specific behaviour of many common polymers, the text: places emphasis on time and frequency dependence over temperature dependence; uses contemporary molecular mechanisms to explain creep, stress relaxation, constant strain rate responses and crazing; provides explicit equations to predict responses; supplies a discussion of large deformation multiaxial responses; compares statistical and continuum theories on the same data set; and updates stress-strain behaviour and particulate filled systems.