Tensile analyses of creep in plastics using the finite element method

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dc.contributor.advisor Weller, Wayne
dc.contributor.advisor Johnson, Riley
dc.contributor.author Porter, Frank A.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-06-22T15:49:21Z
dc.date.available 2009-06-22T15:49:21Z
dc.date.issued 1984-01
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1850/9869
dc.description.abstract The deformation, stress relaxation, stress recovery, creep rupture, creep buckling, and creep ratchetting aspects of creep are discussed with the emphasis on deformation of a plastic due to a tensile load. Two problems were run using the ABAQUS Finite Element Program: an axisymmetric steel pressure vessel with elliptical end caps, and a plastic rectangular beam in tension. The pressure vessel model was used to check the ABAQUS program against the literature. A graphical comparison of the stress results showed that the program showed the proper relationships and magnitudes to confirm agreement The plastic rectangular beam problem showed an error less than 10% in total deflection and negligible error in the stress calculations. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
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dc.subject Plastics en_US
dc.subject Stress en_US
dc.subject Creep en_US
dc.subject Tensile load en_US
dc.subject.lcc TA418.22.P67 1984
dc.subject.lcsh Plastics--Testing en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Materials--Creep en_US
dc.title Tensile analyses of creep in plastics using the finite element method en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.description.college Kate Gleason College of Engineering en_US
dc.description.department Department of Mechanical Engineering en_US
dc.contributor.advisorChair Marleta, P,.
dc.description.school Rochester Institute of Technology en_US

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