An Introduction to Granular Flow
$99.00 ( ) USD
Adobe eBook Reader
Other available formats:
Looking for an examination copy?
If you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact email@example.com providing details of the course you are teaching.
The flow of granular materials such as sand, snow, coal, and catalyst particles is common occurrence in natural and industrial settings. The mechanics of these materials is not well understood. They are important since a large fraction of the materials handled and-processed in the chemical, metallurgical, pharmaceutical, and food processing industries are granular in nature. This book describes the theories for granular flow based mainly on continuum models although alternative discrete models are also discussed briefly. The level is appropriate for advanced undergraduates or beginning graduate students. The goal is to inform the reader about observed phenomena, some available models, and their shortcomings and to visit some issues that remain unresolved. There is a selection of problems at the end of the chapters to encourage exploration, and extensive references are given.Read more
- Discussion is based on continuum models with brief coverage of discrete models
- Includes a chapter on flow modeling
- Exercises included at the end of chapters
Reviews & endorsements
"Problems aimed at filling in details or extending the material are given at the end of most of the ten chapters. Eleven appendixes provide supporting mathematical principles and answers to selected problems as well as an extended list of references."
R. Darby, Choice
Not yet reviewed
Be the first to review
Review was not posted due to profanity×
- Date Published: December 2008
- format: Adobe eBook Reader
- isbn: 9780511451133
- contains: 15 tables 98 exercises
- availability: This item is not supplied by Cambridge University Press in your region. Please contact eBooks.com for availability.
Table of Contents
Preface. 1. Introduction
2. Theory for slow plane flow
3. Flow through hoppers
4. Flow through wedge-shaped bunkers
5. Theory for slow three-dimensional flow
6. Flow through axisymmetric hoppers and bunkers
7. Theory for rapid flow of smooth, inelastic particles
8. Analysis of rapid flow in simple geometries
9. Theory for rapid flow of rough, inelastic particles
10. Hybrid theories
A. Operations with vectors and tensors
B. The stress tensor
C. Hyperbolic partial differential equations of first order
D. Jump balances
E. Discontinuous solutions of hyperbolic equations
F. Proof of the coaxiality condition
G. Material frame-indifference
H. The evaluation of some integrals
I. Linear stability
J. Pseudoscalars, vectors, and tensors
K. Answers to selected problems
Welcome to the resources site
Here you will find free-of-charge online materials to accompany this book. The range of materials we provide across our academic and higher education titles are an integral part of the book package whether you are a student, instructor, researcher or professional.
Find resources associated with this titleYour search for '' returned .
Type Name Unlocked * Format Size
*This title has one or more locked files and access is given only to instructors adopting the textbook for their class. We need to enforce this strictly so that solutions are not made available to students. To gain access to locked resources you either need first to sign in or register for an account.
These resources are provided free of charge by Cambridge University Press with permission of the author of the corresponding work, but are subject to copyright. You are permitted to view, print and download these resources for your own personal use only, provided any copyright lines on the resources are not removed or altered in any way. Any other use, including but not limited to distribution of the resources in modified form, or via electronic or other media, is strictly prohibited unless you have permission from the author of the corresponding work and provided you give appropriate acknowledgement of the source.
If you are having problems accessing these resources please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sorry, this resource is locked
Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email email@example.comRegister Sign in
You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.Continue ×