Kinetics of a one-dlimensional granular medium in the quasiellastic limit

Abstract

The dynamics of a one-dimensional granular medium has a finite time singularity if the number of particles in the medium is greater than a certain critical value. The singularity (“inelastic collapse”) occurs when a group of particles collides infinitely often in a finite time so that the separations and relative velocities vanish. To avoid the finite time… (More)

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@inproceedings{McNamara1999KineticsOA, title={Kinetics of a one-dlimensional granular medium in the quasiellastic limit}, author={Sean McNamara}, year={1999} }