A stochastic multiscale algorithm for modeling complex granular materials

@article{Tahmasebi2018ASM,
  title={A stochastic multiscale algorithm for modeling complex granular materials},
  author={P. Tahmasebi and M. Sahimi},
  journal={Granular Matter},
  year={2018},
  volume={20},
  pages={1-19}
}
Modeling of granular materials in which the grains have irregular shapes and surface is a long-standing problem that has been studied for decades. Almost all the current models either represent the grains as particles with geometrically-regular shapes or attempt to infer some low-order statistical properties of the materials in order to describe granular media. We use an approach to modeling of granular materials that utilizes a two- or three-dimensional image of the material’s morphology. It… Expand
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