The Physics of Granular Media
Copyright © 2004 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA
Editor(s): Haye Hinrichsen, Dietrich E. Wolf
Published Online: 6 JUN 2005
Print ISBN: 9783527403738
Online ISBN: 9783527603626
About this Book
Despite extensive empirical experience, there is both a scientific challenge and a technological need to develop an understanding of the mechanisms underlying the flow of grains. This new reference provides quick access to the current level of knowledge, containing review articles covering recent developments in the field of granular media from the viewpoints of applied, experimental, and theoretical physics.
In short, a must-have for advanced researchers and specialists as well as a useful starting point for anyone entering this field.
The authors represent different directions of research in the field, with their contributions covering:
- Static properties
- Granular gases
- Dense granular flow
- Hydrodynamic interactions
- Charged and magnetic granular matter
- Computational aspects