Publications - by Research Area

Electronic versions available through the hyper-links. Copies of all other papers are available by sending an email to the address below.

Cellulose nanofibres and novel cellulosic materials. 

  1. Zhang, L., Batchelor, W., Varanasi, S., Tsuzuki, T., and Wang, X., - Effect of cellulose nanofiber dimensions on sheet forming through filtration, Cellulose, 19(2):561 (2012). Paper.
  2. Varanasi, S., Chiam, H.-H., and Batchelor, W.J., - Application and interpretation of zero and short-span testing on nanofibre sheet materials, Nord. Pulp Pap. Res. J., 27(2):343 (2012).Paper

Paper and nonwoven mechanical properties

Journal articles

  1. Perkins, E.L. and Batchelor, W.J., - Water interaction in paper cellulose fibres as investigated by nmr pulsed field gradient, Carbohydrate Polymers, 87:361 (2012). Paper.
  2. Su, J., Mosse, W.K.J., Sharman, S., Batchelor, W., and Garnier, G., - Paper strength development and recyclability with polyamideamine-epichlorohydrin (pae), Bioresources, 7(1):913 (2012). Paper.
  3. Joshi, K.V., Batchelor, W.J., and Rasd, K., - Investigation of the effect of drying and refining on the fiber-fiber shear bond strength measured using tensile fracture line analysis of sheets weakened by acid gas exposure, Cellulose, 18:1407 (2011).Paper.
  4. Batchelor, W.J., - Applications of an analytical method to calculate the load distribution along a fibre in a loaded network, Appita J., 63(4):287 (2010). Paper.
  5. Batchelor, W.J., - An analytical solution for the load distribution along a fibre in a nonwoven network, Mechanics of Materials, 40(12):975 (2008). Paper.
  6. Batchelor, W., Kibblewhite, R.P., and He, J., - A new method for measuring rba applied to the page equation for the tensile strength of paper, Appita J., 61(4):302 (2008). Paper.
  7. He, J., Batchelor, W.J., and Johnston, R.E., - An analytical model for number of fibre-fibre contacts in paper and expressions for relative bonded area (rba),   J. Mat. Sci., 42:522 (2007). Journal page
  8. Batchelor, W.J., He, J., and Sampson, W.W., - Inter-fibre contacts in random fibrous materials: Experimental verification of theoretical dependence on porosity and fibre width, J. Mat. Sci., 41:8377 (2006). Journal page
  9. Batchelor, W.J. and Kibblewhite, R.P., - Calculation of relative bonded area and scattering coefficient from sheet density and fibre shape, Holzforschung, 60(3):253 (2006). Paper
  10. Batchelor, W.J. and He, J., - A new method for determining the relative bonded area, Tappi J., 4(6):23 (2005). Paper
  11. Wathen, R., Batchelor, W., Westerlind, B., and Niskanen, K., - Analysis of strains in the fracture process zone, Nordic Pulp Paper Res. J., 20(4):393 (2005).Paper
  12. He, J., Batchelor, W.J., and Johnston, R.E., - A microscopic study of fibre-fibre contacts in paper, Appita J., 57(4):292 (2004). Paper.
  13. Batchelor, W.J. and Wanigaratne, D.M.S., - A new cyclic loading method for measuring sheet fracture toughness, Int. J of Fracture, 123(1-2):15 (2003).Paper
  14. He, J., Batchelor, W.J., and Johnston, R., - The behaviour of fibers in wet pressing, TAPPI J., 2(12):27 (2003). Paper
  15. He, J., Batchelor, W.J., Markowski, R., and Johnston, R.E., - A new approach for quantitative analysis of paper structure at the fibre level, Appita J., 56(5):366 (2003). Paper.
  16. Wanigaratne, D.M.S., Batchelor, W.J., and Parker, I.H., - Comparison of fracture toughness of paper with tensile properties, Appita J., 55(5):369 (2002). Paper.
  17. French, J., Conn, A., Batchelor, W., and Parker, I., - The effect of fibre fibril angle on some handsheet mechanical properties, Appita J., 53(3):210 (2000). Paper
  18. Wanigaratne, D.M.S., Batchelor, W.J., Conn, A.B., and Parker, I.H., - Image analysis of plastic deformation in the fracture of paper, Appita J., 53(6):471 (2000). Paper

Conference papers

  1. Batchelor, W.J., Kibblewhite, R.P., and He, J., - A new method for measuring rba applied to the page equation for the tensile strength of paper, International Paper Physics conference, Batchelor, W.J., Ed., Appita, p 107 (2007). Preprint
  2. Joshi, K.V., Batchelor, W.J., Parker, I.H., and Nguyen, K.L., - A new method for shear bond strength measurement, International Paper Physics conference, Batchelor, W.J., Ed., Appita, p 7 (2007). Preprint
  3. Batchelor, W., Boman, R., He, J., Westerlind, B., Hagglund, R., and Wanigaratne, D., - Review and comparison of methods to measure paper fracture energy, Progress in Paper Physics- A Seminar, Coffin, D.W., Ed.,p 39 (2006). Extended abstract. Presentation
  4. Batchelor, W.J., He, J., and Sampson, W.W., - Measurement and modeling of the extent of fiber contact in paper, Progress in Paper Physics- A Seminar, Coffin, D.W., Ed.,p 89 (2006). Extended abstract. Presentation.
  5. Katugampola, P., Loffler, S., Batchelor, W., and Johnston, R.E., - Measurement of water penetration and swelling in a multilayered sheet, 60th Appita Annual Conference, Appita, p 199 (2006). Preprint
  6. He, J., Batchelor, W.J., and Johnston, R., - Comparison of analytical models for the tensile properties of paper with experimental results (abstract), The 2004 Progress in Paper Physics Seminar, Gregersen, O.W., Ed.,p 43 (2004).
  7. He, J., Batchelor, W.J., and Johnston, R.E., - An analytical model for number of fibre-fibre contacts in paper and expressions for relative bonded area (rba), 2003 International Paper Physics Conference, Paptac, p 77 (2003).
  8. He, J., Batchelor, W.J., and Johnston, R.E., - A microscopic study of fibre-fibre contacts in paper, 57th Appita Annual Conference, Appita, p 323 (2003).
  9. Wathen, R., Westerlind, B., Batchelor, W., and Niskanen, K., - Determining the critical strain in the fracture process zone by different methods, International Paper Physics Conference, Paptac, p 19 (2003).
  10. He, J., Batchelor, W.J., Markowski, R., and Johnston, R.E., - A new approach for quantitative analysis of paper structure at fibre level, 2002 Appita Conference, Appita, p 81 (2002).
  11. Batchelor, W. and Wanigaratne, D., - A new cyclic loading method for measuring paper fracture toughness, Progress in Paper Physics Seminar, Keller, D.S. and Ramarao, B.V., Eds., SUNY-ESF, p 188 (2002).
  12. Wanigaratne, D.M.S., Batchelor, W.J., and Parker, I.H., - Comparison of fracture toughness of paper with tensile properties, 55th Appita Annual Conference Proceedings, Appita, p 229 (2001).
  13. Wanigaratne, D.M.S., Batchelor, W.J., Conn, A.B., and Parker, I.H., - Image analysis of plastic deformation in the fracture of paper, 53rd Appita Annual General Conference,p 759 (1999).
  14. French, J., Conn, A., Batchelor, W., and Parker, I., - The effect of fibre fibril angle on some handsheet mechanical properties, 52nd Appita Annual General Conference Proceedings,p 33 (1998).

Others

  1. Batchelor, W.J. - Method and apparatus for determining fracture tougness.Australian Provisional Patent 2002950712 (2002).

Zero-span strength

Journal articles

  1. Varanasi, S., Chiam, H.-H., and Batchelor, W.J., - Application and interpretation of zero and short-span testing on nanofibre sheet materials, Nord. Pulp Pap. Res. J., 27(2):343 (2012).Paper
  2. Batchelor, W.J., Westerlind, B.S., Hagglund, R., and Gradin, P., - Effect of test conditions on measured loads and displacements in zero span testing, TAPPI J., 5(10):3 (2006). Paper
  3. Batchelor, W.J., - Determination of load-bearing element length in paper using zero/short span tensile testing, TAPPI J., 2(8):3 (2003). Paper.
  4. Batchelor, W.J. and Westerlind, B.S., - Measurement of short span stress-strain curves of paper, Nordic Pulp & Paper Research Journal, 18(1):44 (2003). Preprint

Conference papers

  1. Batchelor, W., - The zero-span test-what are we measuring?, Euromech Colloquium 486 Deformation and Fracture Processes in Paper and Wood Materials,p (2006). Presentation
  2. Batchelor, W.J., Westerlind, B.S., Hagglund, R., and Gradin, P.A., - Effect of test conditions on measured loads and displacements in zero and short span testing, International Paper Physics Conference, Paptac, p 115 (2003).
  3. Batchelor, W.J. and Westerlind, B.S., - Determination of paper cross-section stress-strain curves using zero and short span tensile measurements, Proceedings The 3rd Biennial Johan Gullichsen Colloquium, The Finnish Paper Engineers Association, p 73 (2001). Paper and Presentation
  4. Batchelor, W.J. and Westerlind, B.S., - Measurement of residual span in zero span testing (abstract), Progress in Paper Physics: A Seminar,p 48 (2000). Abstract. Presentation
  5. Batchelor, W.J., - Determination of load-bearing element length in paper using zero/short span tensile testing, TAPPI International Paper Physics Conference, TAPPI, p 247 (1999). Preprint. Presentation

Linting

Journal articles

  1. Hilder, M. and Batchelor, W., - Surface-sensitive method to determine calcium carbonate filler contents in cellulose matrices, Cellulose, 17(2):407 (2010).Paper
  2. Batchelor, W. and Sudarno, A., - Characterisation of lint particle removal in offset printing with weibull statistics, Journal of Adhesion Science & Technology, 24:619 (2010).Paper
  3. Gujjari, C., Batchelor, W., Sudarno, A., and Banham, P., - The relationship between tack and linting in the offset printing of newsprint grades, TAPPI J., 8(8):4 (2009).Paper
  4. Batchelor, W.J., Sudarno, A., Gujjari, C., and Banham, P., - Fundamental studies of linting in the offset printing of newsprint, Transactions 14th Fundamental Research Symposium, I'Anson, S.J., Ed., Fundamental Research Society, Oxford, p. 1325, (2009).
  5. Voltaire, J., Gujjari, C., Batchelor, W., and Fogden, A., - Acoustic emission and tack of heat-set inks during setting on mwc-papers and fountain solution emulsification, Nordic Pulp Paper Res. J., 22(4):432 (2007).Paper
  6. Sudarno, A., Batchelor, W., Banham, P., and Gujjari, C., - Investigation of the effect of press and paper variables on linting during the offset printing of newsprint, TAPPI J., 6(9):25 (2007). Paper
  7. Voltaire, J., Batchelor, W., Fogden, A., Sudarno, A., and Banham, P., - New technique for monitoring ink-water balance on an offset press, Appita J., 60(2):120 (2007). Paper
  8. Sudarno, A., Gujjari, C., Rand, S.F., Janko, P., Batchelor, W., and Banham, P., - Comparison of size distributions of lint particles from different printing operations., Appita J., 59(5):385 (2006).? Paper

Conference papers

  1. Gujjari, C., Batchelor, W., Sudarno, A., and Banham, P., - Estimation of ink tack in offset printing and its relationship to linting in offset printing, International Printing and Graphic Arts Conference,p (2006). Preprint
  2. Sudarno, A., Batchelor, W., Banham, P., and Gujjari, C., - Investigation of the effect of press and paper variables on linting during the offset printing of newsprint, 60th Annual Appita Conference, Appita, p 25 (2006). Presentation Preprint
  3. Sudarno, A., Gujjari, C., Rand, S.F., Janko, P., Batchelor, W., and Banham, P., - Comparison of size distributions of lint particles from different printing operations., 59th Appita Annual Conference, Appita, p 279 (2005). Paper

Refining

Journal articles

  1. Batchelor, W.J. and Lundin, T., - A method to estimate fibre trapping in low consistency refining, TAPPI J., 5(8):31 (2006). Paper
  2. Batchelor, W.J., - Effects of flocculation and floc trapping on fibre treatment in low-consistency refining, J. Pulp Paper Sci., 27(7):249 (2001). Paper
  3. Batchelor, W.J., Kure, K.A., and Ouellet, D., - Refining and the development of fibre properties, Nordic Pulp Paper Res. J., 14(4):285 (1999). Paper
  4. Martinez, D.M., Batchelor, W.J., Kerekes, R.J., and Ouellet, D., - Forces on fibres in low-consistency refining - normal force, J. Pulp Paper Sci., 23(1):J 11 (1997).
  5. Batchelor, W.J., Martinez, D.M., Kerekes, R.J., and Ouellet, D., - Forces on fibres in low-consistency refining - shear force, J. Pulp Paper Sci., 23(1):J 40 (1997).

Conference Proceedings

  1. Lundin, T., Batchelor, W., and Fardim, P., - Estimation of fibre trapping from refiner loadability measurements, International Pulp Refining Seminar 2007, Aho, O., Koskenhely, K., and Paulapuro, H., Eds.,p 31 (2007). ( Presentation)
  2. Batchelor, W. and Ouellet, D., - Estimating forces on fibres in refining, Proceedings 4th International Refining Conference, PIRA International, Leatherhead, U.K., p Paper 2 (1997).
  3. Batchelor, W.J., Kure, K.-A., and Ouellet, D., - Refining and the development of fibre properties, Tappi Papermakers Conference Proceedings, Tappi, p 207 (1996).
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