Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Granular Patterns$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Igor Aranson and Lev Tsimring

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199534418

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534418.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 18 October 2019

Patterns in granular segregation

Patterns in granular segregation

Chapter:
(p.167) 7 Patterns in granular segregation
Source:
Granular Patterns
Author(s):

Igor S. Aranson

Lev S. Tsimring

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534418.003.0007

This chapter contains an overview of experiments and theories on segregation occurring in heterogeneous granular materials. One of the most fascinating features of heterogeneous (i.e., consisting of different distinct components) granular materials is their tendency to segregate under external agitation rather than to mix, as one would expect from the naive entropy consideration. Various basic segregation mechanisms (e.g., entropic segregations, kinetic sieving, granular convection, condensation, etc.) and various experimental manifestations of granular segregation (e.g., granular stratification in surface flows, radial and axial segregation in rotating drums and related theoretical concepts, including discrete cellular automata and continuum phenomenological models) are discussed.

Keywords:   radial segregation, axial segregation, stratification, convection, sieving, cellular automata, continuum models

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .