214 Granular Material Flows

Anthony Rosato, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Denis Blackmore, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Nearly every product or commodity in use is constituted and/or derived from granular materials through mining, agriculture, and/or chemical processing.  As ubiquitous constituents of industrial processes as well as geophysical phenomena, these materials exhibit behaviors ranging from rapid, collision-dominated flows to quasi-static deformations.  This symposium is focused on flowing bulk solids across diverse time and length scales,  including the transition of granular systems from a solid to fluid-like state, and dynamical systems modeling approaches.  Contributions on the various aspects of this topic are welcome.

Keywords: material systems, computational mechanics

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