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Statics and kinematics of granular materials

This book outlines the basic science underlying the prediction of stress and velocity distributions in granular materials. It takes the form of a textbook suitable for postgraduate courses, research workers and for use in design offices.
Print Book, English, 2005
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Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2005
xv, 352 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
9780521019071, 0521019079
1. Introduction; 2. The analysis of stress and strain rate; 3. The ideal Coulomb material; 4. Coulomb's method of wedges; 5. The method of differential slices; 6. Determination of physical properties; 7. Exact stress analysis; 8. Velocity distributions; 9. The conical yield function; 10. The prediction of mass flow rate; Problems; Appendices; Index.