Numeca - DEM-Research-Group meeting

S.Vanmaercke, T. Leblicq, B. Smeets

Numeca - DEM-Research-Group meeting

S.Vanmaercke, T. Leblicq, B. Smeets

Goals of this meeting:

Industrial applications

Beyond spherical particles

Our first partner: CNHi

Beyond typical applications: CNHi

Beyond typical applications: Bio-tech

CFD-DEM coupling

Mpacts software structure

Mpacts software structure

Conclusions

Triangle-triangle contact

Step 1: Calculate curvature

Triangle-triangle contact

Step 2: Fit sphere through each triangle

Triangle-triangle contact

Step 3: Integrate contact pressure over triangle intersection