Plane shear flows of frictionless spheres: Kinetic theory and 3D soft-sphere discrete element method simulations

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VESCOVI, Dalila; BERZI, Diego; RICHARD, Patrick; BRODU, Nicolas;
  • Publisher: American Institute of Physics
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1063/1.4879267
  • Subject: [ PHYS.COND.CM-GEN ] Physics [physics]/Condensed Matter [cond-mat]/Other [cond-mat.other] | CINETIQUE | [PHYS.PHYS.PHYS-FLU-DYN]Physics [physics]/Physics [physics]/Fluid Dynamics [physics.flu-dyn] | METHODE DES ELEMENTS DISCRETS | Physics - Fluid Dynamics | MATERIAU GRANULAIRE | [ PHYS.PHYS.PHYS-FLU-DYN ] Physics [physics]/Physics [physics]/Fluid Dynamics [physics.flu-dyn] | [PHYS.COND.CM-GEN]Physics [physics]/Condensed Matter [cond-mat]/Other [cond-mat.other] | Condensed Matter - Soft Condensed Matter
    arxiv: Physics::Fluid Dynamics

International audience; We use existing 3D Discrete Element simulations of simple shear flows of spheres to evaluate the radial distribution function at contact that enables kinetic theory to correctly predict the pressure and the shear stress, for different values of t... View more
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