Numerical Simulation and Experimental Validation of the Inflation Test of Latex Balloons

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Bustos, Claudio; Herrera, Claudio García; Celentano, Diego; Chen, Daming; Cruchaga, Marcela;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Associação Brasileira de Ciências Mecânicas
  • Subject: Inflation test of latex balloons | experimental verification/validation | numerical simulation
    arxiv: Physics::Medical Physics

Abstract Experiments and modeling aimed at assessing the mechanical response of latex balloons in the inflation test are presented. To this end, the hyperelastic Yeoh material model is firstly characterized via tensile test and, then, used to numerically simulate via fi... View more
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