Table 3 Total computational time of simulation for materials to calibrate and number of particles with which the cylinder is filled and number of particles at the end of the simulation

From: Discrete element simulation of the charge in the hopper of a blast furnace, calibrating the parameters through an optimization algorithm

Material Calculation time (min) Initial \(n_p\) Final \(n_p\)
Coke 8 42,000 30,000
Sinter 17 200,000 70,000
Pellet 3 22,000 8000