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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It is well known that the viscoelasticity of a material depends on the frequency applied in the measurement.
Viscoelasticity plays a central role in the performance of plastic materials.
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But gluten proteins are what give dough made from wheat flour its viscoelasticity, a necessary quality in making breads and other baked products.
Previously, we were able to reveal a deterioration of RBC (Red blood cell) deformability and viscoelasticity in patients with "oketsu" syndrome.
In studies in which attempts have been made to characterize viscoelastic behavior, limiting and sometimes invalid assumptions have been made, and linear viscoelasticity has been applied despite the intense strains local to the indenter tip that would appear to violate the linear viscoelasticity premise of infinitesimal strains [60].
Viscoelasticity is responsible for several unusual rheological phenomena which are difficult to predict via computer simulations.
Dough strength and the ability to contain gas bubbles is known as viscoelasticity.