Avalanche statistics of sand heaps

Journal article
(Original article)

Publication Details

Author(s): Buchholtz V, Pöschel T
Journal: Journal of Statistical Physics
Publisher: Springer Verlag (Germany)
Publication year: 1996
Volume: 84
Pages range: 1373-1378
ISSN: 0022-4715
Language: English


Large-scale computer simulations are presented to investigate the avalanche statistics of sandpiles using molecular dynamics. We show that different methods of measurement lead to contradictory conclusions, presumably due to avalanches not reaching the end of the experimental table.

FAU Authors / FAU Editors

Pöschel, Thorsten Prof. Dr.
Lehrstuhl für Multiscale Simulation of Particulate Systems

External institutions with authors

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

How to cite

Buchholtz, V., & Pöschel, T. (1996). Avalanche statistics of sand heaps. Journal of Statistical Physics, 84, 1373-1378. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF02174136

Buchholtz, Volkhard, and Thorsten Pöschel. "Avalanche statistics of sand heaps." Journal of Statistical Physics 84 (1996): 1373-1378.


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