COMPUTATIONAL RHEOLOGY AND ITS APPLICATION TO POLYMER FLOWS

Ref.No: 68065500
Start date: 08.11.2002
End date: 31.12.2006
Approval date: 15.09.2004
Department: MINING AND METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING
Sector: METALLURGY AND MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY
Financier: ΕΠΕΑΕΚ II, U.P.E.P.TH
Budget: 34.046,00 €
Scientific Responsible: Prof. MITSOULIS
Email: mitsouli@metal.ntua.gr
Description: THE FLOW OF POLYMER MELTS PLAYS AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN THE POLYMER PROCESSING INDUSTRY. BECAUSE OF THEIR VISCOELASTIC BEHAVIOUR THEY EXHIBIT NON-LINEAR PHENOMENA DURING FLOW WHICH IN MANY CASE LIMIT PRODUCTION RATES. THE MOST IMPORTANT OF THESE ARE.......