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Granular Flows

  • Chung FangEmail author
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Part of the Springer Textbooks in Earth Sciences, Geography and Environment book series (STEGE)

Abstract

Granular matters are collections of a large amount of discrete solid particles with interstices filled with a fluid, and granular flows are granular matters in flowing state. In contrast to simple fluids such as water or air which can be dealt with by classical fluid mechanics, granular flows exhibit significant non-Newtonian features. The evolutions of grain configurations as well as the interstitial fluids influence to a large extent the macroscopic features, which are referred to as the microstructural effects. Granular flows may be macroscopically considered complex rheological fluids, whose features are significantly affected by the microscopic time- and space-dependent internal structures. In other words, granular flows assume multiple time and length scales

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringNational Cheng Kung UniversityTainanTaiwan

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