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Title: Analysis of the Burst Test Geometry A New Approach

Source: In: Proceedings, 1991 International paper physics conference; 1991 September 22-26; Kona, HI. Atlanta, GA: TAPPI Press; Book 2, 1991: pp. 579-584.

Author(s)Strikwerda, John C.; Considine, John M.

Publication Year: 1991  View PDF »

Category: Conference Proceedings

Abstract: The burst or Mullen test is used extensively by the paper industry as a quality assurance tool, however a thorough analysis of this test method is lacking. This report provides information on previous burst test analyses and gives the details of a new analysis. The new analysis, based on membrane theory, allows unlimited deformation and no shape specification for the deformation. This theory is applicable when the deformation of the specimen is greater than the specimen thickness. This theory does not include bending effects, which is reasonable in most paper applications.

Keywords: "membrane, burst test, burst strength, numerical methods

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

File size: 249 kb(s)

Date posted: 10/21/2014
RITS Product ID: 71422
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Considine, John M.
Materials Research Engineer

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