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LLDPE Material Modeling

Demonstration of how you can use the PolyUMod Material Database model for LLDPE. This is an excellent model for generic LLDPE.

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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.

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Gent Hyperelasticity

Gent Hyperelasticity

Gent hyperelasticity theory and parameter calibration. The Gent model is available in Ansys Mechanical and COMSOL Multiphysics.

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Blatz-Ko Model

The Blatz-Ko model can be used for both foams and rubber-like materials. This article explains the theory.

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