WET SOLIDS FLOW ENHANCEMENT

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The strain-stress behavior of a wet granular media was measured using a split Parfitt tensile tester. In all cases the stress increases linearly with distance until the maximum uniaxial tensile stress is reached. The stress then decreases exponentially with distance after this maximum is reached. The linear region indicates that wet solids behave elastically for stresses below the tensile stresses and can store significant elastic energy. The elastic deformation cannot be explained by analyzing the behavior of individual capillary bridges and requires accounting for the deformation of the solids particles. The elastic modulus of the wet granular material remains unexplained.

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Caram, Hugo S. & Foster, Natalie July 1, 1999.

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The strain-stress behavior of a wet granular media was measured using a split Parfitt tensile tester. In all cases the stress increases linearly with distance until the maximum uniaxial tensile stress is reached. The stress then decreases exponentially with distance after this maximum is reached. The linear region indicates that wet solids behave elastically for stresses below the tensile stresses and can store significant elastic energy. The elastic deformation cannot be explained by analyzing the behavior of individual capillary bridges and requires accounting for the deformation of the solids particles. The elastic modulus of the wet granular material remains unexplained.

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  • Report No.: DE--FG22-95PC95219--04
  • Grant Number: FG22-95PC95219
  • DOI: 10.2172/780798 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 780798
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc722847

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Caram, Hugo S. & Foster, Natalie. WET SOLIDS FLOW ENHANCEMENT, report, July 1, 1999; Morgantown, West Virginia. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc722847/: accessed August 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.