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DoITPoMS Lecture Demonstration Packages Crack growth in inflated balloons

Crack growth in inflated balloons

This lecture demonstration package (LDP) discusses the crack propagation in inflated balloons, covers such points as Griffith’s energy balance and the release of stored elastic strain energy during propagation.

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First created: Aug 2012.