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Session 4A: Bi-/Tri-axial and Shear Tests
Tuesday, July 14, 2009, Tuesday, July 14, 2009 2:30 pm
Metals Hall
Chair: Anthony Rosato
4A-1 Multiscale motion in the shear band of granular Couette flow
Brian Utter*1, R. P. Behringer2
1James Madison University, United States, 2Duke University, United States
4A-2 Three dimensional particle rearrangements during slow granular shear flow in a split bottom geometry
Wolfgang Losert*1, Krisztian Ronaszegi1, Steven Slotterback1, Joshua Dijksman2, Joost Weijs3
1University of Maryland, United States, 2Universiteit Leiden, Netherlands, 3University of Twente, Netherlands
4A-3 Contact mechanics of naturally occurring grains: Experiments and discrete element modeling
David Cole*, Mark Hopkins
ERDC-CRREL, United States
4A-4 Strain – Structure Relationship at Meso-scale for 2D Granular Material
Ngoc Son Nguyen*, Hélène Magoariec, Alexandre Danescu
Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France
4A-5 Incremental response of granular materials: DEM results
Jean-Noël Roux1, Francesco Froiio*2
1Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chaussées, France, 2Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France
4A-6 Effect of shape nonconvexity on the shear strength of granular media
Baptiste Saint-Cyr*, Charles Voivret, Jean-Yves Delenne, Farhang Radjai, Philippe Sornay
LMGC, France