Blog Articles

2022-06-28
Calibrating the Mooney-Rivlin Model
The Mooney-Rivlin model be calibrated to monotonic uniaxial tension data, but in most cases it is better to use more experimental data.
2022-03-21
Which Ansys Creep Model is Best?
Review of different creep models that are available in Ansys Mechanical. In the article I will recommend which to use and which to avoid.
2022-02-28
LLDPE Material Modeling
Demonstration of how you can use the PolyUMod Material Database model for LLDPE. This is an excellent model for generic LLDPE.
2022-02-22
Residual Strain Prediction
Most tests are in displacement control, but residual strain is measured in load control. This article explains how to use this mixed data.
2022-02-08
Gent Hyperelasticity
Gent Hyperelasticity
Gent hyperelasticity theory and parameter calibration. The Gent model is available in Ansys Mechanical and COMSOL Multiphysics.