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Balloon Physics: collapse of a balloon

by thedan16
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Jan2-14, 09:14 AM
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What's the minimum thickness needed for a spherical balloon, say made of polyethylene?
The balloon is pressurized by helium.

The balloon is at 1 atm.

how accurate is this?

http://physics.stackexchange.com/que...ould-it-expand

Also:
T = rP/2


http://www.springer.com/cda/content/...923-p173843909
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