Predicting the fatigue life of polycarbonate

R.P.M. Janssen, D. Kanter, de, L.E. Govaert, H.E.H. Meijer

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Abstract

In this study a constitutive modelling approach is used to predict the fatigue life of polycarbonate. After a thorough investigation on the heating effects, accurate lifetime predictions are made under isothermal as well as non-isothermal conditions. Moreover, it is shown that cyclic fatigue has an accelerated effect on the ageing behaviour.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication13th International Conference on Deformation, Yield and Fracture of Polymers , April 10-13, 2006, Rolduc Abbey, Kerkrade, The Netherlands
Pages307-310
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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