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Title: An extended micromechanics method for probing interphase properties in polymer nanocomposites [An extended micromechanics method for overlapping geometries with application to polymer nanocomposites]

Abstract

Inclusions comprised on filler particles and interphase regions commonly form complex morphologies in polymer nanocomposites. Addressing these morphologies as systems of overlapping simple shapes allows for the study of dilute particles, clustered particles, and interacting interphases all in one general modeling framework. To account for the material properties in these overlapping geometries, weighted-mean and additive overlapping conditions are introduced and the corresponding inclusion-wise integral equations are formulated. An extended micromechanics method based on these overlapping conditions for linear elastic and viscoelastic heterogeneous material is then developed. An important feature of the proposed approach is that the effect of both the geometric overlapping (clustered particles) and physical overlapping (interacting interphases) on the effective properties can be distinguished. Lastly, we apply the extended micromechanics method to a viscoelastic polymer nanocomposite with interphase regions, and estimate the properties and thickness of the interphase region based on experimental data for carbon-black filled styrene butadiene rubbers.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [1]
  1. Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL (United States)
  2. Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1343822
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1397693
Report Number(s):
LLNL-JRNL-673797
Journal ID: ISSN 0022-5096
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344; AC52–07NA27344; LLNL-JRNL-673797
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 95; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0022-5096
Publisher:
Elsevier
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; micromechanics; overlapping geometries; Boolean–Poisson model; polymer composite; viscoelasticity; interphase; inverse problem

Citation Formats

Liu, Zeliang, Moore, John A., and Liu, Wing Kam. An extended micromechanics method for probing interphase properties in polymer nanocomposites [An extended micromechanics method for overlapping geometries with application to polymer nanocomposites]. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1016/j.jmps.2016.05.002.
Liu, Zeliang, Moore, John A., & Liu, Wing Kam. An extended micromechanics method for probing interphase properties in polymer nanocomposites [An extended micromechanics method for overlapping geometries with application to polymer nanocomposites]. United States. doi:10.1016/j.jmps.2016.05.002.
Liu, Zeliang, Moore, John A., and Liu, Wing Kam. Tue . "An extended micromechanics method for probing interphase properties in polymer nanocomposites [An extended micromechanics method for overlapping geometries with application to polymer nanocomposites]". United States. doi:10.1016/j.jmps.2016.05.002. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1343822.
@article{osti_1343822,
title = {An extended micromechanics method for probing interphase properties in polymer nanocomposites [An extended micromechanics method for overlapping geometries with application to polymer nanocomposites]},
author = {Liu, Zeliang and Moore, John A. and Liu, Wing Kam},
abstractNote = {Inclusions comprised on filler particles and interphase regions commonly form complex morphologies in polymer nanocomposites. Addressing these morphologies as systems of overlapping simple shapes allows for the study of dilute particles, clustered particles, and interacting interphases all in one general modeling framework. To account for the material properties in these overlapping geometries, weighted-mean and additive overlapping conditions are introduced and the corresponding inclusion-wise integral equations are formulated. An extended micromechanics method based on these overlapping conditions for linear elastic and viscoelastic heterogeneous material is then developed. An important feature of the proposed approach is that the effect of both the geometric overlapping (clustered particles) and physical overlapping (interacting interphases) on the effective properties can be distinguished. Lastly, we apply the extended micromechanics method to a viscoelastic polymer nanocomposite with interphase regions, and estimate the properties and thickness of the interphase region based on experimental data for carbon-black filled styrene butadiene rubbers.},
doi = {10.1016/j.jmps.2016.05.002},
journal = {Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids},
number = C,
volume = 95,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {5}
}

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