A variety of methods are used to gain information about the properties of granulated materials. However, important effects such as size segregation have yet to be completely understood and therefore cannot always be controlled. This article discusses various phenomena that have been found important to size segregation. It focuses especially on convection and describes the degree to which convection can enhance segregation. The article includes a brief review of recent literature that describes different types of segregation and the factors that affect segregation.
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 1996|