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One-Dimensional Dynamic Compressive Behavior of EPDM Rubber

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B. Song, W. Chen

Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721-0119

J. Eng. Mater. Technol 125(3), 294-301 (Jul 10, 2003) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1584492 History: Received January 07, 2002; Revised February 27, 2003; Online July 10, 2003
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A schematic of the modified SHPB setup for rubber testing
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High-speed deformation of the EPDM rubber under dynamic compression
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Typical incident, reflected, and transmitted signals from a pulse-shaped experiment with a SHPB modified for rubber testing
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Strain-rate history during dynamic compression of the EPDM rubber
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A comparison of the axial forces on the front- and back-end of a rubber specimen
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Engineering stress-strain curves of the EPDM rubber at various strain rates
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True stress-strain curves of the EPDM rubber at various strain rates
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Dynamic stress-strain curves of the EPDM rubber at a reference strain rate of 4.7×103/s as described by models and the corresponding experimental results: (a) model by Eq. (12); (b) model by Eq. (14).
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Dynamic stress-strain curves of the EPDM rubber at various strain rates as described by the constitutive model (Eq. (16)) and the corresponding experimental results

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