elastic aftereffect

elastic aftereffect

[i′las·tik ′af·tər·i‚fekt]
(mechanics)
The delay of certain substances in regaining their original shape after being deformed within their elastic limits. Also known as elastic lag.
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It was concluded that the coextrusion interface is stable for positive sign of TNSD and it becomes unstable if TNSD changes its sign (elastic aftereffect occurs - Fig.
(an elastic aftereffect does not occur because TNSD is positive in such a case).