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Volume 19 article 804 pages: 383-389
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.
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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