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Title: 3D Particle-Scale Displacement Gradient to Uncover the Onset of Shear Bands in Sand

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Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States). Advanced Photon Source (APS)
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National Science Foundation (NSF)
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Conference: International Workshop on Bifurcation and Degradation of Geomaterials with Engineering Applications ;May 21-25, 2017 ;Limassol, Cyprus
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United States

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Druckrey, A.M., and Alshibli, K.A. 3D Particle-Scale Displacement Gradient to Uncover the Onset of Shear Bands in Sand. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-56397-8_6.
Druckrey, A.M., & Alshibli, K.A. 3D Particle-Scale Displacement Gradient to Uncover the Onset of Shear Bands in Sand. United States. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-56397-8_6.
Druckrey, A.M., and Alshibli, K.A. 2017. "3D Particle-Scale Displacement Gradient to Uncover the Onset of Shear Bands in Sand". United States. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-56397-8_6.
title = {3D Particle-Scale Displacement Gradient to Uncover the Onset of Shear Bands in Sand},
author = {Druckrey, A.M. and Alshibli, K.A.},
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doi = {10.1007/978-3-319-56397-8_6},
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place = {United States},
year = 2017,
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