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Modelling of failure mechanisms for corrugated board.
KTH, School of Engineering Sciences (SCI), Solid Mechanics (Dept.).
2015 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The present work describes the construction of a semi-analytical model for prediction of buckling loads in simply supported corrugated paperboard panels. The model accounts for transverse shear, due to the weakness of the core in such plates compared to the facings. This was done utilizing energy relations and rst order transverse shear. The panel was homogenised using laminate theory. A detailed model using FEM was derived in order to validate the predictive capabilities of the analytical model. Experimental testing was performed to estimate the accuracy of both theoretical models, and assess the limitation of the analytical model. All modes of analysis showed good agreement for cubic boxes. Further investigation into expanding the scope of the analytical model was carried out and commented on.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 28 p.
Keyword [en]
paper, corrugated paperboard, FEM, experiments, testing, transverse shear, buckling, energy relations, Reissner-Mindlin
National Category
Applied Mechanics
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-176010OAI: diva2:865217
Subject / course
Solid Mechanics
Available from: 2015-11-04 Created: 2015-10-27 Last updated: 2015-11-04Bibliographically approved

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