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Unified Mechanical Erosion Model for Multi-phase Mass Flows

  title={Unified Mechanical Erosion Model for Multi-phase Mass Flows},
  author={Shiva P. Pudasaini},
: Erosion often poses a great challenge in simulating hazardous multi-phase mass flows as it can drastically change the flow behavior, impact force, run-out and deposition morphology by dramatically increas-ing their masses, potentially adversely affecting the population and civil structures. However, there exists no mechanically-explained process-based, unified multi-phase erosion model. Here, we construct a novel, unified, comprehensive and consistent mechanical basal erosion rates for solid and… 

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