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DEM Simulation of Oedometer Tests with Grain Crushing Effects

  • Jia LinEmail author
  • Erich Bauer
  • Wei Wu
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering book series (SSGG)

Abstract

The grain crushing effects in oedometer tests are studied in this paper with discrete element method (DEM) in both 2D and 3D. The crushing of grain is modeled with a novel method which combines the replacement method and agglomerate method together. The results of oedometer tests with and without grain crushing are compared.

Keywords

Grain crushing DEM Oedometer test 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institution of Geotechnical EngineeringUniversity of Natural Resources and Life SciencesViennaAustria
  2. 2.Institution of Geotechnical EngineeringGraz University of TechnologyGrazAustria

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