Material Model for PVC

Introduction - Material Model for PVC

Here is a calibrated material model for a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) tested at room temperature. To use this material model you will need to first install the MCalibration software, and then export the model to your favorite FE software. The calibrated material model is the PolyUMod Three Network (TN) model.

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