Tag Archives: granular materials

Paper online (Fusion Eng. Design) on thermal DEM

Moscardini, M., Gan, Y., Pupeschi, S., Kamlah, M. (2018) Discrete element method for effective thermal conductivity of packed pebbles accounting for the Smoluchowski effect. Fusion Engineering and Design. 127: 192-201. [DOI][PDF:050_FED_2018]

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Paper online (Fusion Eng. Des.) on ellipsoidal DEM

Moscardinia, M., Gan, Y., Annabattula, R.K., Kamlah M. (2017) A Discrete Element Method to simulate the mechanical behavior of ellipsoidal particles for a fusion breeding blanket. Fusion Engineering and Design. 121: 22-31.
[DOI][PDF:046_FED_2017_M]

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Paper accepted (Powder Tech.) on packing structures

Title: X-ray tomography investigations of mono-sized sphere packing structures in cylindrical containers

Author(s): Joerg Reimann, Jerome Vicente, Emmanuel Brun, Claudio Ferrero, Yixiang Gan, Alexander Rack

Powder Technology, in press. [DOI]

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Chongpu presented at IEEE Holm Conference and won Young Investigator Award

Mr Chongpu Zhai (a PhD candidate) presented our work on “Stress-dependent frequency response of conductive granular materials” at The IEEE Holm Conference on Electrical Contacts (9-12 October, 2016, Florida USA) and won the Young Investigator Award.

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Manuscript accepted (FED)

A manuscript has been accepted by Fusion Engineering and Design, summarising Simone’s work during his stay at The University of Sydney, funded by a Go8-DAAD project. Simone is working at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany.

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Paper online: 3D Printable Geomaterials (Géotechnique)

D. HANAOR, Y. GAN, M. REVAY, D. AIREY and I. EINAV. 3D Printable Geomaterials. Géotechnique, in press. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/jgeot.15.P.034
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Inivited seminar at Zhejiang University

28/10/2015, Dr Yixiang Gan gave an invited seminar at Zhejiang University, China, on “Mechanics of Compacted Granular Materials”.

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Mr Weijing Dai joined the group

Mr Weijing Dai, a new PhD student, joined the group in Feb, 2015. He finished his Bachelor of Engineering degree at Xi’an Jiaotong University in 2012, and MPhil degree at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2014.

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Paper accepted (Langmuir) on scalable surface area characterisation

Title: “Scalable surface area characterisation by electrokinetic analysis of complex anion adsorption” [DOI: 10.1021/la503581e

Author(s): Hanaor, Dorian; Ghadiri, Maliheh; Chrzanowski, Wojciech; Gan, Yixiang

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Paper online (FST)

Gan, Y., Hernandez, F., Hanaor, D., Annabattula, R., Kamlah, M., & Pereslavtsev, P. (2014). Thermal Discrete Element Analysis of EU Solid Breeder Blanket Subjected to Neutron Irradiation. Fusion Science and Technology66(1), 83-90. [DOI]

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