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Nanoscale origins of spider dragline mechanical properties

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Several mechanical models, in which a material is treated as a composite of crystalline and amorphous and/or interphase material, were used to predict the tensile modulus of spider dragline along the fiber direction. The models included the Voigt average (which assumes that the fibers/crystals are continuous, and that the strain is the same in all components of the composite); a modified Halpin-Tsai model (which is suitable for predicting the longitudinal elastic modulus for short aligned fib...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Materials
Role:
Author
Volume:
844
Pages:
131-136
Publication date:
2005-01-01
ISSN:
0272-9172
URN:
uuid:01cf2a66-9b00-4333-af76-9f9aa18ea98e
Source identifiers:
30338
Local pid:
pubs:30338
ISBN:
1-55899-792-X
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