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VISCOUS DEFORMATION [2 records]

Record 1 2012-10-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Rheology
DEF

A type of shear which occurs in capillary flow and is measured with rotational and tube viscometers.

CONT

Viscous Deformation. Viscous materials deform steadily under stress. Purely viscous materials like liquids deform under even the smallest stress. Rocks may behave like viscous materials under high temperature and pressure.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Rhéologie
CONT

La déformation est ensuite considérée comme la somme d'une déformation visqueuse et d'une déformation non visqueuse liée aux déformations instantanées.

Spanish

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Record 2 2001-12-04

English

Subject field(s)
  • Tectonics

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tectonique
DEF

Déformation dans laquelle il existe une relation linéaire entre la vitesse de déformation et la contrainte, dépendant du coefficient de viscosité du milieu.

Spanish

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