Fluid flow through packings of elastic shells.

@article{Gniewek2019FluidFT,
  title={Fluid flow through packings of elastic shells.},
  author={Pawel Gniewek and Oskar Hallatschek},
  journal={Physical review. E},
  year={2019},
  volume={99 2-1},
  pages={
          023103
        }
}
Fluid transport in porous materials is commonly studied in geological samples (soil, sediments, etc.) or idealized systems, but the fluid flow through compacted granular materials, consisting of substantially strained granules, remains relatively unexplored. As a step toward filling this gap, we study a model of liquid transport in packings of deformable elastic shells using finite-element and lattice-Boltzmann methods. We find that the fluid flow abruptly vanishes as the porosity of the… Expand
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