Mechanical properties of wet granular materials

Z. Fournier, D. Geromichalos, S. Herminghaus, M.M. Kohonen, Friedrich Gunther Mugele, M. Scheel, M. Schulz

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Abstract

We elaborate on the impact of liquids upon the mechanical properties of granular materials. We find that most of the experimental and simulation results may be accounted for by a simple model assuming frictionless, spherical grains, with a hysteretic attractive interaction between neighbouring grains due to capillary forces.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)S477-S502
JournalJournal of physics: Condensed matter
Volume17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005

Keywords

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Fournier, Z., Geromichalos, D., Herminghaus, S., Kohonen, M. M., Mugele, F. G., Scheel, M., & Schulz, M. (2005). Mechanical properties of wet granular materials. Journal of physics: Condensed matter, 17, S477-S502. https://doi.org/10.1088/0953-8984/17/9/013