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dc.titleThe role of structure in the nonlinear mechanics of cross-linked semiflexible polymer networks
dc.contributor.authorKurniawan, N.A.
dc.contributor.authorEnemark, S.
dc.contributor.authorRajagopalan, R.
dc.date.accessioned2014-06-19T06:16:26Z
dc.date.available2014-06-19T06:16:26Z
dc.date.issued2012-02-14
dc.identifier.citationKurniawan, N.A., Enemark, S., Rajagopalan, R. (2012-02-14). The role of structure in the nonlinear mechanics of cross-linked semiflexible polymer networks. Journal of Chemical Physics 136 (6) : -. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
dc.identifier.issn00219606
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/74787
dc.description.abstractThe microstructural basis of the characteristic nonlinear mechanics of biopolymer networks remains unclear. We present a 3D network model of realistic, cross-linked semiflexible fibers to study strain-stiffening and the effect of fiber volume-occupancy. We identify two structural parameters, namely, network connectivity and fiber entanglements, that fully govern the nonlinear response from small to large strains. The results also reveal distinct deformation mechanisms at different length scales and, in particular, the contributions of heterogeneity at short length scales. © 2012 American Institute of Physics.
dc.description.urihttp://libproxy1.nus.edu.sg/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3682779
dc.sourceScopus
dc.typeConference Paper
dc.contributor.departmentCHEMICAL & BIOMOLECULAR ENGINEERING
dc.description.sourcetitleJournal of Chemical Physics
dc.description.volume136
dc.description.issue6
dc.description.page-
dc.description.codenJCPSA
dc.identifier.isiut000300487200061
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