An investigation into clustering and segregation in granular materials

Sebastián Gonzalez Briones

Research output: ThesisPhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT

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Abstract

In this thesis, I studied the dynamics of granular matter by means of theory, simulations, and experiments. I studied how patterns emerge from a seemly unrelated ensemble of grains in different configurations. I focused on cluster formations in free cooling granular gases, developed an algorithm for cluster-cluster formation, and discovered a new way to control the segregation pattern in rotating tumblers, something with obvious practical importance.
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • University of Twente
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Luding, Stefan , Supervisor
  • Thornton, Anthony Richard, Advisor
Award date19 Apr 2013
Place of PublicationEnschede
Publisher
Print ISBNs978-90-365-3540-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Apr 2013

Keywords

  • METIS-295810
  • IR-85495

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