Mar 4, 2010

MGM fact sheet: preliminary results

Potential applications of MGM results

  • Soil mechanics, geotechnical engineering
  • Earthquake engineering
  • Mining (open pits, strip mines, tunnels, shafts)
  • Granular flow technologies (grain silos, powder feed systems; handling of coal, ash, pharmaceuticals, and fertilizers)
  • Coastal and offshore engineering
  • Geological and geophysical processes (wind and water erosion of soil, slope development and decay, deposit of volcanic materials)
  • Off-road vehicle engineering
  • Planetary geology
  • Microgravity handling of powders