Physics of granular media

Goal: This course gives a general overview of the physics of granular materials, some of the most common theoretical and experimental techniques used to study them.

An introduction to granlar media
Force transmission in granular packings
An overview of discrete element simulations
Microscopic origins of some constitutive laws
Role of the geometry
Numerical homogenization
"Tools" for characterizing the microstructure
Complex systems and strong coupling.

Published on February 11, 2021
Updated on February 12, 2021