Discrete modelling of the packing of ellipsoidal particles

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Abstract

Particle shape affects the packing characteristics significantly. Such a topic has been investigated extensively in the literature by physical experiments or mathematical modelling. In this paper, we give a summary of packing of ellipsoidal particles using discrete element method. As ellipsoidal particles can represent a large number of shapes, e.g. from platy to elongated, the relationships between packing properties (such as packing fraction, coordination number and radial distribution function) and aspect ratios are established. Flow and force structures are also presented to illustrate how the shape affects those microscopic properties for further fundamental understanding. The results demonstrate that discrete element method provides a useful method to investigate the packing dynamics of ellipsoidal particles.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPowders and Grains 2013: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Micromechanics of Granular Media
EditorsAibing Yu, Kejun Dong, Runyu Yang, Stefan Luding
Place of PublicationMelville NY USA
PublisherAmerican Institute of Physics
Pages357 - 360
Number of pages4
Volume1542
ISBN (Print)9780735411661
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes
EventPowders and Grains 2013 - Sydney, Australia
Duration: 8 Jul 201312 Jul 2013
Conference number: 7th
http://www.pg2013.unsw.edu.au/
http://www.proceedings.com/21017.html

Conference

ConferencePowders and Grains 2013
CountryAustralia
CitySydney
Period8/07/1312/07/13
Internet address

Cite this

Zhou, Z., Zou, R., Pinson, D., & Yu, A. (2013). Discrete modelling of the packing of ellipsoidal particles. In A. Yu, K. Dong, R. Yang, & S. Luding (Eds.), Powders and Grains 2013: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Micromechanics of Granular Media (Vol. 1542, pp. 357 - 360). Melville NY USA: American Institute of Physics. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4811941
Zhou, Zongyan ; Zou, Ruiping ; Pinson, David ; Yu, Aibing. / Discrete modelling of the packing of ellipsoidal particles. Powders and Grains 2013: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Micromechanics of Granular Media. editor / Aibing Yu ; Kejun Dong ; Runyu Yang ; Stefan Luding. Vol. 1542 Melville NY USA : American Institute of Physics, 2013. pp. 357 - 360
@inproceedings{c997af167a6c46b6ad83ea26b10a3870,
title = "Discrete modelling of the packing of ellipsoidal particles",
abstract = "Particle shape affects the packing characteristics significantly. Such a topic has been investigated extensively in the literature by physical experiments or mathematical modelling. In this paper, we give a summary of packing of ellipsoidal particles using discrete element method. As ellipsoidal particles can represent a large number of shapes, e.g. from platy to elongated, the relationships between packing properties (such as packing fraction, coordination number and radial distribution function) and aspect ratios are established. Flow and force structures are also presented to illustrate how the shape affects those microscopic properties for further fundamental understanding. The results demonstrate that discrete element method provides a useful method to investigate the packing dynamics of ellipsoidal particles.",
author = "Zongyan Zhou and Ruiping Zou and David Pinson and Aibing Yu",
year = "2013",
doi = "10.1063/1.4811941",
language = "English",
isbn = "9780735411661",
volume = "1542",
pages = "357 -- 360",
editor = "Aibing Yu and Kejun Dong and Runyu Yang and Stefan Luding",
booktitle = "Powders and Grains 2013: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Micromechanics of Granular Media",
publisher = "American Institute of Physics",
address = "United States of America",

}

Zhou, Z, Zou, R, Pinson, D & Yu, A 2013, Discrete modelling of the packing of ellipsoidal particles. in A Yu, K Dong, R Yang & S Luding (eds), Powders and Grains 2013: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Micromechanics of Granular Media. vol. 1542, American Institute of Physics, Melville NY USA, pp. 357 - 360, Powders and Grains 2013, Sydney, Australia, 8/07/13. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4811941

Discrete modelling of the packing of ellipsoidal particles. / Zhou, Zongyan; Zou, Ruiping; Pinson, David; Yu, Aibing.

Powders and Grains 2013: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Micromechanics of Granular Media. ed. / Aibing Yu; Kejun Dong; Runyu Yang; Stefan Luding. Vol. 1542 Melville NY USA : American Institute of Physics, 2013. p. 357 - 360.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

TY - GEN

T1 - Discrete modelling of the packing of ellipsoidal particles

AU - Zhou, Zongyan

AU - Zou, Ruiping

AU - Pinson, David

AU - Yu, Aibing

PY - 2013

Y1 - 2013

N2 - Particle shape affects the packing characteristics significantly. Such a topic has been investigated extensively in the literature by physical experiments or mathematical modelling. In this paper, we give a summary of packing of ellipsoidal particles using discrete element method. As ellipsoidal particles can represent a large number of shapes, e.g. from platy to elongated, the relationships between packing properties (such as packing fraction, coordination number and radial distribution function) and aspect ratios are established. Flow and force structures are also presented to illustrate how the shape affects those microscopic properties for further fundamental understanding. The results demonstrate that discrete element method provides a useful method to investigate the packing dynamics of ellipsoidal particles.

AB - Particle shape affects the packing characteristics significantly. Such a topic has been investigated extensively in the literature by physical experiments or mathematical modelling. In this paper, we give a summary of packing of ellipsoidal particles using discrete element method. As ellipsoidal particles can represent a large number of shapes, e.g. from platy to elongated, the relationships between packing properties (such as packing fraction, coordination number and radial distribution function) and aspect ratios are established. Flow and force structures are also presented to illustrate how the shape affects those microscopic properties for further fundamental understanding. The results demonstrate that discrete element method provides a useful method to investigate the packing dynamics of ellipsoidal particles.

UR - http://goo.gl/qJ8ne3

U2 - 10.1063/1.4811941

DO - 10.1063/1.4811941

M3 - Conference Paper

SN - 9780735411661

VL - 1542

SP - 357

EP - 360

BT - Powders and Grains 2013: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Micromechanics of Granular Media

A2 - Yu, Aibing

A2 - Dong, Kejun

A2 - Yang, Runyu

A2 - Luding, Stefan

PB - American Institute of Physics

CY - Melville NY USA

ER -

Zhou Z, Zou R, Pinson D, Yu A. Discrete modelling of the packing of ellipsoidal particles. In Yu A, Dong K, Yang R, Luding S, editors, Powders and Grains 2013: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Micromechanics of Granular Media. Vol. 1542. Melville NY USA: American Institute of Physics. 2013. p. 357 - 360 https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4811941