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Force chain

Known as: Force network, Force-chain 
In the study of the physics of granular materials, a force chain consists of a set of particles within a compressed granular material that are held… Expand
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2015
2015
Abstract In this paper, the discrete element method is used to explore why differing amounts of breakage, quantified using Hardin… Expand
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2014
Review
2014
Abstract The initiation and propagation of failure in intact rock are a matter of fundamental importance in rock engineering. At… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
AbstractThis paper presents the three-dimensional discrete element method (DEM) that was used to study the shear behavior of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
This paper presents a micro-mechanical study on the characteristics of shear-induced anisotropy in granular media. Based on three… Expand
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2013
2013
We performed a series of experiments to investigate the flow of an assembly of non-cohesive spherical grains in both high and low… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
[1] Natural faults have many characteristics in common with granular systems, including granular fault rocks, shear localization… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Abstract Gas–solid flow plays a dominant role in the multiphase flow in an ironmaking blast furnace (BF), and has been modelled… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The triaxial test is probably the most important fundamental laboratory test for geotechnical engineers. The objective of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Abstract A viable process based on a low cost production media is desired to enhance the economics of fermentative production of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Abstract A model for granular materials is presented that describes both the internal deformation of each granule and the… Expand
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