Is a ‘Cast Iron Stomach’ Really That Strong?

  title={Is a ‘Cast Iron Stomach’ Really That Strong?},
  author={Alice Cooper-Dunn and Richard Walker},
The term ‘ cast iron stomach ’ is reserved for people who never seem to succumb to the ill effects of bad food or drink. This paper assesses the credibility of having a cast iron stomach with respect to corrosion caused by gastric juices leading to potentially fatal symptoms. This point was taken to be when the cast iron stomach retained only 63% of its original mass whereby it is reasoned the stomach would rupture and likely lead to gastric juices leaking into the peritoneum. Through modelling… CONTINUE READING


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