DEM of triaxial tests on crushable cemented sand

de Bono, John P. and McDowell, Glenn R. and Wanatowski, Dariusz (2014) DEM of triaxial tests on crushable cemented sand. Granular Matter, 16 (4). pp. 563-572. ISSN 1434-5021

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Abstract

Using the discrete element method, triaxial simulations of cemented sand consisting of crushable particles are presented. The triaxial model used features a flexible membrane, allowing realistic deformation to occur, and cementation is modelled using inter-particle bonds. The effects of particle crushing are explored, as is the influence of cementation on the behaviour of the soil. An insight to the effects that cementation has on the degree of crushing is presented.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Discrete-element modelling; DEM; Particle crushing; Cemented Sand
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham UK Campus > Faculty of Engineering > Department of Civil Engineering
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10035-014-0502-8
Depositing User: de Bono, Dr J. P.
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2014 08:39
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2016 13:00
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/3296

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