This is a book about the physics of the collective behavior of grains, for example forming dense packings, being in suspension in fluids or simply forming a (complex) fluid by themselves. Such systems are extremely abundant both in natural, human and industrial environments - and fall within several very different scientific domains, ranging from soil mechanics to statistical physics. Each of the eleven chapters presents a particular aspect of granularity, starting from the geometry of irregular packings to computer modelling of flowing particles. They all emphasise the important role played by disorder.
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Book Description Amsterdam., North-Holland, 1993. 323p Ill. Paperback Einband oben kl. handschriftl. Nummer, Vorsatz gestempelt, Innendeckel mit eingeklebtem Text, Titelblatt mit Ausschnitt (leichter Textverlust), 1 S. mit Anstreichung. Bookseller Inventory # 16026
Book Description North Holland, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Good. 1. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0444889256