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2011 Interdisciplinary Summer School: Granular Flows


Forces, Fluctuations and Jamming for Dense Granular Materials

Bob Behringer, Duke University

Outline:  
  1. Overview of granular materials and 'phases.'
  2. Disordered solids.
  3. Special properties of granular solids.
  4. Granular statistics.
    1. Nature of fluctuations.
    2. New kinds of granular statistical physics.
  5. Theoretical tools.
  6. Experimental tools.
  7. Jamming-theory.
  8. Jamming-experiment.
  9. Shear and anisotropy.
  10. Granular friction