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5th Northeast Granular Workshop

5th Northeast Granular Workshop





Friday, June 1st 2007

Lederle Tower, Room 1634



Schedule of talks




09:15 – 10:00     Registration and breakfast

10:00 – 10:40     Contact forces, jamming and unjamming in granular systems Trushant Majmudar, MIT, Mech E

10:40 – 10:55     3D Dense Granular Flow Simulation with Discrete Element Method Fuping Zhou, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering

                        10 minute break

11:05 – 11:15     Defining and measuring a granular continuum element Chris Rycroft, MIT, Applied Mathematics

11:15 – 11:55     A phase space for jamming  Bulbul Chakraborty, Brandeis Physics

12:00 – 1:30      Lunch and posters

1:30 – 2:10        Granular electrostatics Troy Shinbrot, Biomedical Engg, Rutgers

2:10 – 2:25        Energy cascades and power law tails in granular gases Jon Machta, UMass Physics

2:25 – 2:40        Nonequilibrium phase transition in a 2D isobaric granular fluid, Rohit Ingale, CUNY

2:40 – 3:30        Coffee and posters

3:30 – 4:10        Some practical implications of cohesion in powders’  physical properties Micha Peleg, UMass Food Science

4:10 – 4:25        Jamming with attraction Gregg Lois, Yale, Mech E

4:25 – 4:40        Structure and dynamics of a granular bead chain, Kevin Safford, Clark, Physics




Statistical mechanics of jammed matter Christopher Briscoe, Levich Institute, CUNY

Vector force measurements at the boundary of a dense granular flow Kevin Facto, UMass, Physics

Testing the equal-probability assumption for jammed particle packings Guo-jie Gao, Yale University, Mech Engineering

A Statistical Ensemble for Soft Granular matter Silke Henkes, Brandeis, Physics

Velocity fluctuations in dense sheared granular flows Arshad Kudrolli, Clark University, Physics

Erosion of a granular bed driven by laminar fluid flow Ashish Orpe, Clark University, Physics

A phase diagram for jammed granular matter Chaoming Song, City College of New York

Heating mechanism affects equipartition in a binary granular system Hongqiang Wang, UMass, Physics




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