Discrete element modeling of inherently anisotropic granular assemblies with polygonal particles

@article{Hosseininia2012DiscreteEM,
  title={Discrete element modeling of inherently anisotropic granular assemblies with polygonal particles},
  author={E. S. Hosseininia},
  journal={Particuology},
  year={2012},
  volume={10},
  pages={542-552}
}
  • E. S. Hosseininia
  • Published 2012
  • Chemistry
  • Particuology
  • a b s t r a c t In the present article, we study the effect of inherent anisotropy, i.e., initial bedding angle of particles and associated voids on macroscopic mechanical behavior of granular materials, by numerical simulation of several biaxial compression tests using the discrete element method (DEM). Particle shape is considered to be irregular convex-polygonal. The effect of inherent anisotropy is investigated by following the evolution of mobilized shear strength and volume change during… CONTINUE READING

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