A multi-scale theoretical model for soft materials
Tutor / directorSáez Viñas, Pablo
Document typeBachelor thesis
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Many manufactured materials, such as rubbers, are made of several constituents with very different mechanical stiffness. Interestingly, the overall mechanical response of the material exhibits a very particular response under mechanical loads. An accurate theoretical characterization of these materials is of tremendous importance for the traditional industry and the new start-ups in the biomedical sector. The goal of this work is to explore a theoretical model for rubber materials, and soft materials in general, with complex micro-structural properties.
SubjectsMaterials -- Mechanical properties, Elasticity, Materials -- Propietats mecàniques, Elasticitat
DegreeGRAU EN ENGINYERIA CIVIL (Pla 2010)