Constructions of Irregular Shaped Particles in the DEM

  • Shunying JiEmail author
  • Lu Liu
Part of the Springer Tracts in Mechanical Engineering book series (STME)


The discrete element method was first proposed by Cundall in the 1970s. It has been developed to be a powerful way of investigating behaviors of granular materials numerically.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Engineering MechanicsDalian University of TechnologyDalianChina
  2. 2.Department of Engineering MechanicsDalian University of TechnologyDalianChina

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