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Volume 249, 2021Powders & Grains 2021 – 9th International Conference on Micromechanics on Granular Media
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|Published online||07 June 2021|
Discharge of a 2D magnetic silo
Univ Lyon, ENS de Lyon, Univ Claude Bernard, CNRS, Laboratoire de Physique, F-69342 Lyon, France
2 PoreLab, The Njord Centre, Department of Physics, University of Oslo, P. O. Box 1048 Blindern, N-0316 Oslo, Norway
3 Lavrentyev Institute of Hydrodynamics, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia
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Published online: 7 June 2021
We investigate experimentally the discharge of a 2D-silo, a Hele-Shaw cell, filled with a mono layer of ferromagnetic grains submitted to an external magnetic field B perpendicular to the cell plane. In this case the magnetic pair interactions are repulsive. We show that the granular flow rate decreases systematically with the amplitude of the external magnetic field applied. Interestingly, while the output flow rate remains constant during an experiment, we reveal very large spatio-temporal fluctuations of the packing density within the cell, particularly evident for magnetic field of high amplitudes.
A video is available at https://doi.org/10.48448/ejwj-jr49
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