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Title: Granular packings with sliding, rolling, and twisting friction

Abstract

Intuition tells us that a rolling or spinning sphere will eventually stop due to the presence of friction and other dissipative interactions. The resistance to rolling and spinning or twisting torque that stops a sphere also changes the microstructure of a granular packing of frictional spheres by increasing the number of constraints on the degrees of freedom of motion. We perform discrete element modeling simulations to construct sphere packings implementing a range of frictional constraints under a pressure-controlled protocol. Mechanically stable packings are achievable at volume fractions and average coordination numbers as low as 0.53 and 2.5, respectively, when the particles experience high resistance to sliding, rolling, and twisting. Only when the particle model includes rolling and twisting friction were experimental volume fractions reproduced.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]; ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [2]
  1. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
  2. Central New Mexico Community College, Albuquerque, NM (United States). School of Math, Science and Engineering
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Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA); USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1667434
Report Number(s):
SAND-2020-9899J
Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0045; 690705
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000; NA-0003525
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review E
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 102; Journal Issue: 3; Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0045
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY; granular packing; dry granular materials; granular materials; molecular dynamics; statistical physics; condensed matter & materials physics

Citation Formats

Santos, A. P., Bolintineanu, Dan S., Grest, Gary S., Lechman, Jeremy B., Plimpton, Steven J., Srivastava, Ishan, and Silbert, Leonardo E.. Granular packings with sliding, rolling, and twisting friction. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. https://doi.org/10.1103/physreve.102.032903.
Santos, A. P., Bolintineanu, Dan S., Grest, Gary S., Lechman, Jeremy B., Plimpton, Steven J., Srivastava, Ishan, & Silbert, Leonardo E.. Granular packings with sliding, rolling, and twisting friction. United States. https://doi.org/10.1103/physreve.102.032903
Santos, A. P., Bolintineanu, Dan S., Grest, Gary S., Lechman, Jeremy B., Plimpton, Steven J., Srivastava, Ishan, and Silbert, Leonardo E.. Wed . "Granular packings with sliding, rolling, and twisting friction". United States. https://doi.org/10.1103/physreve.102.032903.
@article{osti_1667434,
title = {Granular packings with sliding, rolling, and twisting friction},
author = {Santos, A. P. and Bolintineanu, Dan S. and Grest, Gary S. and Lechman, Jeremy B. and Plimpton, Steven J. and Srivastava, Ishan and Silbert, Leonardo E.},
abstractNote = {Intuition tells us that a rolling or spinning sphere will eventually stop due to the presence of friction and other dissipative interactions. The resistance to rolling and spinning or twisting torque that stops a sphere also changes the microstructure of a granular packing of frictional spheres by increasing the number of constraints on the degrees of freedom of motion. We perform discrete element modeling simulations to construct sphere packings implementing a range of frictional constraints under a pressure-controlled protocol. Mechanically stable packings are achievable at volume fractions and average coordination numbers as low as 0.53 and 2.5, respectively, when the particles experience high resistance to sliding, rolling, and twisting. Only when the particle model includes rolling and twisting friction were experimental volume fractions reproduced.},
doi = {10.1103/physreve.102.032903},
journal = {Physical Review E},
number = 3,
volume = 102,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {9}
}

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