Istrazivanja i projektovanja za privreduJournal of Applied Engineering Science


DOI: 10.5937/jaes0-29059 
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Volume 19 article 804 pages: 383-389

Sergey Borisovich Vasiliev
Petrozavodsk State University, Institute of Forestry, Mining and Construction Sciences, Petrozavodsk, Russian Federation

Nikolai Gennadievich Panov
Petrozavodsk State University, Institute of Forestry, Mining and Construction Sciences, Petrozavodsk, Russian Federation

Natalia Anatolyevna Dospekhova
Petrozavodsk State University, Institute of Forestry, Mining and Construction Sciences, Petrozavodsk, Russian Federation

Marina Ivanovna Rakovskaya
Petrozavodsk State University, Petrozavodsk, Russian Federation

Ilya Olegovich Pronin
Petrozavodsk State University, Institute of Forestry, Mining and Construction Sciences, Petrozavodsk, Russian Federation

Gennady Nikolaevich Kolesnikov*
Petrozavodsk State University, Institute of Forestry, Mining and Construction Sciences, Petrozavodsk, Russian Federation

One of the problems of sustainable development is the technologies improvement for the rational use of wood and other raw materials of plant origin. The literature reflects a large amount of applied research that was conducted to justify new technologies for the production of particle boards (PB). The main attention in the known works is paid to the influence of the particle size distribution on the strength of PB. The influence of particle shape on the PB strength has been studied to a lesser extent. In this regard, this article considers the influence of the shape and size of particles on the tensile strength perpendicular to the plane of the PB. A geometric analysis of the particle shape is performed. It was taken into account that the PB strength depends on the shape and size of the particles, as well as on the number of adhesive contacts between particles. To obtain quantitative estimates, formulas were substantiated confirming that an increase in the length of the particles and a decrease in their transverse dimensions lead to an increase in the PB strength. Experimental research methods were used, and mathematical modeling of the sample failure area was performed.

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The authors are grateful to the "Karelia DSP" enterprise for consultations on the experimental part of the work. We thank the anonymous reviewers of the Journal of Applied Engineering Science for their careful reading of the manuscript, helpful comments, and relevant criticism of the previous version of the article.

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