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By Hayley H. Shen,Masao Satake,H. H. Shen,M. Satake,M. Mehrabadi,C. S. Chang,Caroline Campbell,Morteza Mehrabadi

The forty five papers awarded during this quantity all proportion the typical aim of making continuum types according to the micro behaviours of granular fabrics. desktop simulations proceed to supply observations to assist modelling, whereas new experimental works start to express promise for elevated knowing during this region. Theoretical stories have prolonged into transitions among the fast and quasi-static regimes and the fluid and strong blend flows. fascinating new subject matters mentioned during this quantity comprise: thoughts of a degree for randomness in quasi-static granular fabrics, which is similar to the granular temperature in a swift circulate; scaling results in granular media and their implications in either actual and machine simulations; instability; and boundary results on heterogeneous habit in easy circulate configurations, that are posing new demanding situations for mathematical modelling. the amount will end up crucial studying for researchers attracted to the present advancements within the basic elements of mechanics of granular materials.

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