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This article provides the theoretical background for understanding many of the physical processes relevant to mechanical testing methods, experimental results, and analytical approaches described in this volume.

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James C. Earthman, Introduction to Creep and Stress-Relaxation Testing, Mechanical Testing and Evaluation, Vol 8, ASM Handbook, Edited By Howard Kuhn, Dana Medlin, ASM International, 2000, p 361–362,

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