The collision of particles in granular systems

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Autorinnen und Autoren: Brilliantov N, Spahn F, Hertzsch JM, Pöschel T
Zeitschrift: Physica A-Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications
Verlag: Elsevier
Jahr der Veröffentlichung: 1996
Band: 231
Heftnummer: 4
Seitenbereich: 417-424
ISSN: 0378-4371
Sprache: Englisch


Collisions between granular particles are irreversible processes which cause dissipation of mechanical energy by fragmentation or heating of the colliders. The knowledge of these phenomena is essential for the understanding of the behaviour of complex systems of granular particles. We have developed a model for inelastic collisions of granular particles and calculated the velocity restitution coefficients, which describe all possible collisions in the system. The knowledge of these coefficients allows for event-driven many-particle simulations which cannot be performed in the frame of molecular dynamics. This approach has the advantage that very large particle numbers can be treated which are necessary for the understanding of intrinsic large-scale phenomena in granular systems.

FAU-Autorinnen und Autoren / FAU-Herausgeberinnen und Herausgeber

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

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National University of Science and Technology "MISIS"
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Brilliantov, N., Spahn, F., Hertzsch, J.-M., & Pöschel, T. (1996). The collision of particles in granular systems. Physica A-Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, 231(4), 417-424.

Brilliantov, Nikolai, et al. "The collision of particles in granular systems." Physica A-Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications 231.4 (1996): 417-424.


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