Shaken sand - A granular fluid?

Paul Umbanhowar*

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Abstract

The connection between random grain motion and viscosity in shaken sand - a strongly non-equilibrium system - has been probed. Curiously, the link is similar to that found in an ordinary liquid in thermal equilibrium.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)886-887
Number of pages2
JournalNature
Volume424
Issue number6951
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 21 2003

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