Industrial Scientific Studies

Tkacik P.T., “Analysis of tube winding on ply widths, angles, and speeds” Internal report, Caraustar, 22 January 1998. 

 

Tkacik P.T., “Analysis of Wide Ply Tube Winding as Compared to Konva Kore” Internal report, Star Paper Tube, September, 1999. Wide Ply

 

Tkacik P.T., “The Effects of a Fiberglass Mid-Ply on the Strength and Environmental Characteristics of a Paperboard Core“, Internal report, Star Paper Tube, December, 1998. The Effects of a Fiberglass Mid-Ply on the Strength and Environmental Characteristics of a Paperboard Core

 

Tkacik, P.T., “Technical Review of Various Mandrel Designs” Internal report, Caraustar, July 1997.

 

Tkacik, P.T., “Technical Review of Various Creel Arrangements” Internal report, Caraustar, June 1997.

 

Tkacik P.T., “Comprehensive Study of CSI Core Strength Parameters” Internal report, Caraustar, November 1998. Remanufactured Paper Mill Cores

 

Tkacik P.T., “Review of Production Requirements for Starch Based Adhesives” Internal report, Caraustar, April 1998.

 

Tkacik P.T., “Investigation into Dynamic Load Failures (Cleavage) and Status of R&D Programs Nationally” Internal report, Caraustar, January 1998.

 

Tkacik P.T., “Comprehensive Study of Paper Mill Core Paper-Grade Effects on Various Strength Parameters”, Internal report, Caraustar ICPG, December, 1997. Paper Mill Core Testing Results

 

Tkacik P.T., “A New Method for Measuring the Flexural Modulus of Fiber Cores” Internal report, Star Paper Tube, October, 1997. A New Method for Measuring the Flexural Modulus of Fiber Cores

 

Tkacik P.T., “Analysis of Product Surface Speed as a Function of Geometric Modifications and the Influence of Material Changes on Critical Speed” Internal report, Star Paper Tube, October, 1997.

 

Tkacik P.T., “Moisture Effects on Natural Resonance Frequencies of Paperboard Cores” Internal report, Star Paper Tube, September, 1997.

 

Tkacik P.T., “Status of R&D Programs for Three Market Segments” Internal report, Star Paper Tube, May, 1997.

 

Tkacik P.T., “Test Results from Recent Modifications to the Full Length High Rotational Speed Testing Machine on Long Cores (>2.1 m)”, Internal report, Star Paper Tube, March, 1997.

 

Tkacik P.T., “Requirements Summary for Development of High Speed Papermill Cores”, Internal report, Star Paper Tube, September, 1996. Summary of high speed paper core development

 

Tkacik P.T., “A New Video Method for Obtaining Rolling Footprints of Autoporteur (Runflat) Tires,” Internal report, Michelin Research, January, 1993.

 

Tkacik P.T., “Heavy Truck Tire Rib Length Measurements from Live Video,” Internal report, Michelin Research, January, 1993.

 

Tkacik P.T., “3D Contact Stress Measurements of 100mm Square Rubber Block using 2mm Diameter Sensor,” Internal report, Michelin Research, November, 1992.

 

Tkacik P.T., “Near Edge 3D Stress Measurements of Truck Tire Ribs for Validation of Finite Element Analysis,” Internal report, Michelin Research, November, 1992.

 

Tkacik P.T., “Near Edge 2D Displacement Measurements of Truck Tire Ribs for use as Prescribed Displacements in Finite Element Analysis,” Internal report, Michelin Research, July, 1992.

 

Tkacik P.T., “Contact Strain Measurements of Truck Tire Ribs using Digital Image Processing Techniques,” Internal report, Michelin Research, March, 1992.

 

Tkacik P.T., “Inter-Chord Shear Displacement Measurements using High-Magnification Digital Images from a Special Loading Fixture,” Internal report, Michelin Research, March, 1992.

 

Tkacik P.T., “Evaluation and Solution of Tire Maxi-Dot Label Delamination Problem,” Internal report, Michelin Research, March, 1992.

 

Tkacik P.T., “Contact Stress Distribution of Loaded Nonlinear Viscoelastic Materials using a Modified Photoelastic Stress Analysis Technique,” Internal report, Michelin Research, December, 1991.