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Handouts
CM4655
Polymer Rheology Laboratory

Prof. F. A. Morrison



TA Instruments Parallel Plate/Cone and Plate Rheometer (installed Sept 2013)

Operating Instructions Michigan Tech DHR Rheometer, Faith Morrison, Department of Chemical Engineering, MichiganTech, Houghton, MI
  Draft 8 posted  21Nov016
TA Introductory Guide to Using a DHR Rheometer,” PDF supplied by TA Instruments-Waters LLC, 159 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720, October 2013.
Discovery Hybrid Rheometer (DHR Series), Getting Started Guide,” TA Instruments, PDF supplied by TA Instruments-Waters LLC, 159 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720, October 2013.
Ten Steps to a Better Rheological Measurement:  2005 Rheology Training Seminar,” PDF of a PowerPoint presentation supplied by TA Instruments-Waters LLC, 159 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720, October 2013.


Goettfert Capillary Rheometer

Goettfert User Manual (PDF)  posted  19 September 2014
Annotated Example of data file from Goettfert Capillary Rheometer   17 September 2008
Instructions on how to do Corrections (Mooney, Bagley, Weissenberg-Rabinowitsch) in Capillary Flow  8 September 2006
Manufacturer's product specs, downloaded 23April2019   23 April 2019

Report Writing
Advice on citing web resources  posted  15 October 20070
Advice on Report Appendices  posted  15 October 2007


Time-Temperature Superposition
John Dealy and Don Plazek's July 2009 Rheology Bulletin article on tT superposition   posted  09 September 2009
Time-Temperature Superposition Instructions with Excel   posted  26 September 2014
Instructions for shifting data by hand  posted  15 July 2009

Bohlin Parallel Plate/Cone and Plate Rheometer
Bohlin C-VOR User Manual (PDF)    posted  14 Jan 2009
Summary of instructions on how to operate the Bohlin     posted  27 Feb 2009
Peforming SAOS - an Introduction  planned 27 Feb 2009
Handwritten Notes to JAK on SAOS  posted 4 Mar 2009
Handwritten Bohlin Timeline posted 8 Apr 2009


Miscellaneous
Hatzikiriakos and Dealy's paper on how slip varies with temperature  15 October 2007
John Dealy's Rheology Bulletin article on (Relaxation Time Spectra January 2007 page 14-16,30-31)
  4 December 2008

Handout Page CM4650 Polymer Rheology 

Instructions for finding Mark Houwink Constants  

Equation of Continuity and Equation of Motion in Three Coordinate Systems  posted  Fall 2004
Handout for using Excel Solver to fit a function   posted 12 April 05
Handout for creating Web Pages using Netscape Composer  posted  Fall 2004



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