Input Parameters for DEM – Bulk Material

  • Daniel Gelnar
  • Jiri Zegzulka


The accuracy of each simulation calculation strongly depends on the accuracy of measured input data. It is necessary to ensure that these input values are the same in simulation as in reality. The data input in DEM fall into three groups:


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Gelnar
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  • Jiri Zegzulka
    • 1
  1. 1.Technical University of OstravaOstravaCzech Republic

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