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Discrete element method

Known as: DEM (disambiguation), Discrete particle method 
A discrete element method (DEM), also called a distinct element method, is any of a family of numerical methods for computing the motion and effect… Expand
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2010
2010
Modeling shot peening process is very complex as it involves the interaction of metallic surfaces with a large number of shots of… Expand
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
The contact dynamics (CD) method is presented as a discrete element method for the sim- ulation of nonsmooth granular dynamics at… Expand
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Purpose – YADE‐OPEN DEM is an open‐source software based on the discrete element method, (DEM) which uses object oriented… Expand
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
This paper presents a viscoelastic model of asphalt mixtures with the discrete element method, where the viscoelastic behaviors… Expand
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
ABSTRACT One challenge of today's research is the realistic simulation of granular materials, like sand or powders, consisting of… Expand
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
The discrete element method DEM has been used in fracture mechanics studies of heterogeneous media, for example plain concrete… Expand
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
This work presents a fundamental approach to the study of the wear process by considering the detachment of particles, their flow… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
The use of a three-dimensional discrete element method ~DEM! is proposed to study concrete structures submitted to dynamic… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
The use of a 3D discrete element method (DEM) is proposed to study concrete submitted to dynamic loading. The model has already… Expand
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Abstract We present a model of solids made from polygonal cells connected via beams. We calculate the macroscopic elastic moduli… Expand
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