viscoelasticity

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viscoelasticity

[¦vis·kȯ‚i‚las′tis·əd·ē]
(mechanics)
Property of a material which is viscous but which also exhibits certain elastic properties such as the ability to store energy of deformation, and in which the application of a stress gives rise to a strain that approaches its equilibrium value slowly.
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The memory foam in the Wonder Pillow, also known as visco-elastic foam, is heat- and pressure-sensitive, and it moulds quickly to the shape of the body.
Contract notice: supply of sterile equipment with consumable and visco-elastic necessary for cataract interventions and equipment transfer
In the pre-yield regime, MR fluids demonstrate a visco-elastic behaviour.
He investigates theoretically the thermal instability in a horizontal layer of Maxwellian visco-elastic nanofluid on the basis of Buongiorno's model for more realistic boundary conditions.
These materials allow us to 3-D print robots with visco-elastic properties that can be inputted by the user at print-time as part of the fabrication process.
Pavlou, "Elastodynamic analysis of a thin layer bonded on a visco-elastic medium under combined in-plane and lateral pulse loads," Mechanics Research Communications, vol.
HONG KONG, Oct 7, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Sinomax Group Limited ("Sinomax," together with its subsidiaries, the "Group") (stock code: 1418), a leading marketer, manufacturer and distributor of quality visco-elastic ("memory foam") pillows, mattress toppers and mattresses in the United States (the "U.
However, eliminating the visco-elastic gluten protein represents a technological challenge.
The material model employed concerns the elastic, shrinkage, mechano-sorption and visco-elastic behavior of the wood material.
Non-homogeneous visco-elastic tapered plates are mainly used for two-fold requirements of safety and economy due to their high strength, high temperature resistance characteristics, low cost and high durability.