TITLE

The perplexing puzzle posed by a pile of apples

AUTHOR(S)
Watson, Andrew
PUB. DATE
December 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;12/14/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1799, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses Kurt Liffman and his colleagues' development of a computer model for a particulate pile, which mathematicians call a sand pile. Background of Liffman's computer model; Shear forces predicted by the model; Project to explore the force patterns between particles in suspension.
ACCESSION #
10558621

 

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