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Ballistic and numerical simulation of impacting goods on conveyor belt rubber. / Molnar, W.; Nugent, S.; Lindroos, M.; Apostol, M.; Varga, M.

In: Polymer Testing, Vol. 42, 2015, p. 1-7.

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Molnar, W, Nugent, S, Lindroos, M, Apostol, M & Varga, M 2015, 'Ballistic and numerical simulation of impacting goods on conveyor belt rubber', Polymer Testing, vol. 42, pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymertesting.2014.12.001

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Molnar, W., Nugent, S., Lindroos, M., Apostol, M., & Varga, M. (2015). Ballistic and numerical simulation of impacting goods on conveyor belt rubber. Polymer Testing, 42, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymertesting.2014.12.001

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Molnar, W. ; Nugent, S. ; Lindroos, M. ; Apostol, M. ; Varga, M. / Ballistic and numerical simulation of impacting goods on conveyor belt rubber. In: Polymer Testing. 2015 ; Vol. 42. pp. 1-7.

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