Large-Scale Simulations of a Bi-dimensional n-Ary Fragmentation Model
A bi-dimensional n-ary fragmentation model is numerically studied by large-scale simulations. Its main assumptions are the existence of random point flaws and a fracture mechanism based on the larger net force. For the 4-ary fragment size distribution it was obtained a power law with exponent 1.0≤ β ≤ 1.15 . The visualizations of the model resemble brittle material fragmentation.
KeywordsFragmentation Process Random Initial Condition Fracture Force Fragment Size Distribution Fragment Area
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