Effects of Grain-Size Composition Examined in Laboratory and Numerical Tests on Artificial Mud-Flows
This paper deals with a laboratory and numerical research on mudflows performed in with the aim to study the interrelations between the grain-size composition of the mud and its rheological properties at different solid concentrations. Furthermore, the predicting capability of a new numerical model in reproducing the flow of viscous materials is evaluated.
KeywordsMudflows Viscous materials Run-out model Grain-size composition
This paper is a part of the research Project MoVeMit financed by the funding of the “Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Verona, Vicenza, Belluno e Mantova”. The authors wish thanking also the “Fondazione Angelini” of Belluno and the CNR-IRPI of Padova, which covenant this activity research.
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