Granular collapse

J. M. F. Tsang, Z. N. D. Liu, N. M. Vriend
University of Cambridge

Last updated 2 July 2018.

Granular collapses are the granular analogy to classical 'dam break' problems. They can be studied as models of sudden behaviours such as landslides or silo failures. An introduction to their theory may be found in Riber et al. 2015 (in French).

More to come on DPM simulations of granular collapses...

Figure: DPM simulation of a granular collapse. The column is 15 times taller than it is wide.