volume 33, issue 22, P1458-1465 1993
DOI: 10.1002/pen.760332204
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Abstract: Abstract A method for predicting the highly nonlinear stress‐strain behavior and dilatation induced by cavitation of highly filled particulate composites from constituent properties has been developed. The approach presented uses a variation of linear elasticity throughout and has no adjustable parameters, unlike the methods currently used, which require large numbers of fitting factors and complicated nonlinear analyses. An energy balance derived from the first law of thermodynamics calculates critical strai…

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