4.4.3 Demonstration: Pillowing Balloons

Course subject(s) Module 4. Loads and Stresses

In the previous lecture, we saw that the deformation of pressurized vessels can be restricted by frames. Though it’s difficult to see this in practice, Hannah Hypothesis takes a break from her usual experiments to show you how to recreate the pillowing effect at home!

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