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Title: Hopper flows of mixtures of spherical and rod‐like particles via the multisphere method

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Journal Name: AIChE Journal Journal Volume: 66 Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 0001-1541
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Lattanzi, Aaron M., and Stickel, Jonathan J. Hopper flows of mixtures of spherical and rod‐like particles via the multisphere method. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1002/aic.16882.
Lattanzi, Aaron M., & Stickel, Jonathan J. Hopper flows of mixtures of spherical and rod‐like particles via the multisphere method. United States.
Lattanzi, Aaron M., and Stickel, Jonathan J. Fri . "Hopper flows of mixtures of spherical and rod‐like particles via the multisphere method". United States.
title = {Hopper flows of mixtures of spherical and rod‐like particles via the multisphere method},
author = {Lattanzi, Aaron M. and Stickel, Jonathan J.},
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doi = {10.1002/aic.16882},
journal = {AIChE Journal},
number = 4,
volume = 66,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {12}

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