On void collapse in viscous solids

Leslie Banks-Sills*, Bernard Budiansky

*Corresponding author for this work

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On the basis of an approximate method, the collapse of an isolated spherical void in an incompressible power-law viscous material is investigated. Results are found for the decrease in void volume as a function of remote axisymmetric stress state, remote strain, and time.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)209-218
Number of pages10
JournalMechanics of Materials
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1982


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