Development of correlations in the dynamics of wet granular avalanches

P. Tegzes, T. Vicsek, P. Schiffer

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Abstract

The features of the dynamic behavior of wet granular samples is a rotating drum reflecting the three fundamental regimes of behavior oberved earlier were investigated. In the granular regime, the cohesive forces were relatively small, and they have almost no effect in the fluidized flowing layer. The grains were rolling freely, and avalanche dynamics was dominated by propagating fronts. These form nearly flat surfaces resulting in relatively small avalanche size fluctuations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number051303
Pages (from-to)051303/1-051303/17
JournalPhysical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics
Volume67
Issue number5 1
StatePublished - May 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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