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Development and Assessment of a New Empirical Model for Predicting Full Creep Curves

Institute of Structural Materials, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA1 8PP, UK
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Academic Editor: Geminiano Mancusi
Materials 2015, 8(7), 4582-4592;
Received: 8 June 2015 / Revised: 6 July 2015 / Accepted: 9 July 2015 / Published: 22 July 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Failure Analysis in Materials)
This paper details the development and assessment of a new empirical creep model that belongs to the limited ranks of models reproducing full creep curves. The important features of the model are that it is fully standardised and is universally applicable. By standardising, the user no longer chooses functions but rather fits one set of constants only. Testing it on 7 contrasting materials, reproducing 181 creep curves we demonstrate its universality. New model and Theta Projection curves are compared to one another using an assessment tool developed within this paper. View Full-Text
Keywords: creep; modelling; lifing creep; modelling; lifing
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Gray, V.; Whittaker, M. Development and Assessment of a New Empirical Model for Predicting Full Creep Curves. Materials 2015, 8, 4582-4592.

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