• Corpus ID: 118567892

Validation of Models for the Flow of Granular Media

  title={Validation of Models for the Flow of Granular Media},
  author={Jeffrey D. Picka},
  journal={arXiv: Materials Science},
  • J. Picka
  • Published 31 October 2009
  • Biology
  • arXiv: Materials Science
Validation of models for powder flow requires that the models be stochastic and that they be fit by statistical inference. Methods from spatial and multivariate statistics can be used for model fitting and assessment. If the quality of the fitted model is not assessed, there is a significant risk the model will fail to represent the physics of powder flow. 



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