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The pursuit of loosest packing

Aste, T; Di Matteo, T; Delaney, GW; (2009) The pursuit of loosest packing. AIP Conference Proceedings , 1145 pp. 203-206. 10.1063/1.3179893.

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We combine X-ray Computed Tomography data from real experimental samples with Discrete Element Method simulations to investigate the limiting packing fraction for the loosest mechanically-stable disordered packing. We establish a possible lower bound at packing fraction ̃ 53%. © 2009 American Institute of Physics.

Type: Article
Title: The pursuit of loosest packing
DOI: 10.1063/1.3179893
UCL classification: UCL > School of BEAMS
UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1360884
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