DEM Modelling of Cohesionless, Cohesive and Cementitious Materials


The popularity of the Discrete Element Method (DEM) has grown significantly in the past decade, driven by the significant improvements that have been made in computing hardware, particularly with the recent developments in the use of GPUs for scientific computation. Simulations of millions of particles are now commonplace as people seek to extract more detailed information from them.

This has lead to the application of DEM in fields such as geotechnical engineering and rock mechanics as a means to solve challenging problems that other numerical methods are not suited to.

Oct 24, 2017 11:00 AM — 12:30 PM
Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Xiaohongshan, Wuchang, Wuhan, Hubei, 430071
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John P. Morrissey
John P. Morrissey
Research Scientist in Granular Mechanics

My research interests include particulate mechanics, the Discrete Element Method (DEM) and other numerical simulation tools. I’m also interested in all things data and how to extract meaningful information from it.

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