One hundred years of extensional flow ?


This historical review takes a few selected issues from the rheological studies of extensional flow that fill the literature, starting with extracts from the seminal papers of Trouton (Proc. Roy. Soc. A77 (1906) 426-440) and Fano (Archivio di fisiologio, 5 (1908) 365-370). Work in the first half of the twentieth century on spinnability and extensional… (More)


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