## Abstract

For structures that do not have a high sensitivity to creep or for preliminary design of any structures, practising engineers demand a short formula for predicting the material creep properties. Such a formula is given in the present addendum to a previous six-part paper. It is based on optimal fitting of the previously published log-double power law to the formulae of the BP-KX model. A simple formula giving directly the compliance function rate is also presented. Finally, a simple method of improving the predictions on the basis of short-time measurements is described, and tables giving the statistics of the deviations of the prediction formulas of the simplified model and its short form from the data in the literature are presented.

Original language | English (US) |
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Pages (from-to) | 567-574 |

Number of pages | 8 |

Journal | Materials and Structures |

Volume | 26 |

Issue number | 10 |

DOIs | |

State | Published - Dec 1 1993 |

## ASJC Scopus subject areas

- Engineering(all)