Dynamics of granular systems

Hans J. Herrmann*, S. Luding, R. Cafiero

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Granular media are dissipative systems. Granular systems show a pronounced deviation from the classical Boltzmann statistics of several aspects. Several findings on anomalous velocity distributions in granular materials are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)93-100
Number of pages8
JournalPhysica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2001
Externally publishedYes
EventIUPAP International Conference on New Trends in the Fractal Aspects of Complex Systems 2000 - Maceio, Brazil
Duration: 16 Oct 200020 Oct 2000


  • Granular materials
  • Velocity distribution


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