BE330_HW4 - BE 330 Working Those 1 Get Your Creep On...

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Kelvin (or Voigt) Model: Maxwell model: 1) Get Your Creep On! (Maxwell and Kelvin, that is . . .) This one involves some important physical intuition . . . and fortunately, you’ve got it! So, give the following situations a ‘think’ and address the specific questions . . . for the Maxwell and Kelvin models. These are shown on the right for your convenience. A) Plot the general response of a Maxwell model under tensile creep loading and unloading (that's a constant load). B) For the same creep loading as in (A), please illustrate what would happen if the damping was either increased or decreased. C) For the same creep loading as in (A), please illustrate what would happen if the spring stiffness was either increased or decreased. D) Plot the general response of a Kelvin model under tensile creep loading and unloading (that's a constant load). E) For the same creep loading as in (D), please illustrate what would happen if the damping was either increased or decreased. F)
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2010 for the course ME EM330 taught by Professor Stienstra during the Spring '10 term at Rose-Hulman.

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