EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 140, 2017Powders and Grains 2017 – 8th International Conference on Micromechanics on Granular Media
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Environmental granular processes|
|Published online||30 June 2017|
Flexible fiber in interaction with a dense granular flow close to the jamming transition
1 PMMH, CNRS UMR 7636, ESPCI Paris, UPMC Univ Paris 06 and Univ Paris 07, 10 rue Vauquelin, 75005 Paris, France
2 Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, CNRS, UMR 7190, Institut Jean Le Rond d’Alembert, 75005, Paris, France
Published online: 30 June 2017
We propose a new fluid/structure interaction in the unusual case of a dense granular medium flowing against an elastic fiber acting as a flexible intruder. We study experimentally the reconfiguration and the forces exerted on the flexible fiber produced by the flow at a constant and low velocity of a two-dimensional disordered packing of grains close but below the jamming transition.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2017
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