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Effect of particle shape on the density and microstructure of random packings

Wouterse, Alan; Williams, Stephen; Philipse, A P

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We study the random packing of non-spherical particles by computer simulation to investigate the effect of particle shape and aspect ratio on packing density and microstructure. Packings of cut spheres (a spherical segment which is symmetric about the centre of the sphere) are simulated to assess the influence of a planar face on packing properties. It turns out that cut spheres, in common with spherocylinders and spheroids, pack more efficiently as the particle's aspect ratio is perturbed...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/51354
Source: Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter
DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/19/40/406215

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