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Determination of an Innovative Consistent Law for the Rheological Behavior of Polymer/Carbon Nanotubes Composites

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An innovative constitutive model for the rheological behavior of the polymer/carbon nanotubes composites is proposed in this paper. Based on experimental investigations, this consistent law gives the evolution of the composite shear viscosity versus the shear rate, over a large range, and the temperature with various carbon nanotubes mass fractions. Hence, this consistent could be implemented in a finite element code in order to lead many polymer/carbon nanotubes manufacturing process like injection molding or hot embossing.

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F. Thiébaud, "Determination of an Innovative Consistent Law for the Rheological Behavior of Polymer/Carbon Nanotubes Composites," Soft Nanoscience Letters, Vol. 1 No. 1, 2011, pp. 1-5. doi: 10.4236/snl.2011.11001.


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