Discrete Element Method Modeling of the Rheological Properties of Coke/Pitch Mixtures

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Behzad Majidi; Seyed Mohammad Taghavi; Mario Fafard; Donald P. Ziegler; Houshang Alamdari;
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: Materials, volume 9, issue 5 (issn: 1996-1944, eissn: 1996-1944)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/ma9050334, pmc: PMC5503085
  • Subject: QC120-168.85 | simulation | Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) | dynamic shear rheometer | Technology | Article | TA1-2040 | T | discrete element method | Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering | TK1-9971 | Microscopy | pitch | particles | viscoelastic | QH201-278.5 | Descriptive and experimental mechanics

Rheological properties of pitch and pitch/coke mixtures at temperatures around 150 °C are of great interest for the carbon anode manufacturing process in the aluminum industry. In the present work, a cohesive viscoelastic contact model based on Burger’s model is develop... View more
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