CONFINED COMMINUTION AND PARTICLE FLOW: A GENERAL MODEL FOR LARGE-SCALE CANONICAL SOLUTIONS

Grant number: DP0986876 | Funding period: 2009 - 2012

Completed

Abstract

The project integrates recent advances in continuum mechanics to develop a novel theory of comminution for large-scale problems of grain-size reduction, beyond the reach of particle-based simulations. We will deliver new knowledge and predictive tools by solving fundamental and significant comminution problems. Underpinning this development will be a direct link between energy and particle kinematics. This unique methodology will enable the prediction of energy flow in fault zones, and energy losses from machine to particle and between particles.

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