Granular discharge and clogging for tilted hoppers

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Original entry by Sagar Bhandari, APPHY 225 Fall 2010


Granular discharge and clogging for tilted hoppers, Hannah G. Sheldon and D. J. Durian, Granular Matter,Volume 12, Number 6, 579-585


tilted hoppers, glass beads, granular discharge, clogging


In this paper, the authors study the behavior of spherical glass beads when passed through a small hole and the diameter and tilt angle - dependence of the flow rate. They also study the condition for zero flux /clogging in terms of hole diameter and tilt angle. Figure 1:

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