Séminaire de Mécanique d'Orsay

Le Jeudi 13 avril 2023 à 14h00 - Salle des séminaires FAST-LPTMS (Bât. 530, salle C.120, 1er)

Rheology of dense granular suspensions: from Newtonian to Bagnoldian rheology

Elisabeth Guazzelli
Laboratoire Matière et Systèmes Complexes (MSC), UMR 7057 CNRS, Université Paris Cité.

Dense granular suspensions that consist of concentrated mixtures of non-Brownian particles suspended in a liquid are ubiquitous in many natural phenomenon (e.g. landslides, debris flows, and sediment transport) and industrial processes (e.g. concrete and pastes). Their rheology is not fully understood and establishing a unified theoretical framework across the different flowing regimes is still challenging. The present work describes precise rheological measurements of granular suspensions in the dense regime utilizing a unique custom-built rheometer able to perform pressure- and volume-imposed rheometry. It addresses the transition from a Newtonian rheology in the Stokes limit to a Bagnoldian rheology when inertia is increased and examines whether the inertial and viscous regimes can be unified as a function of a single dimensionless number based on stress additivity. This work has been done in collaboration with M. Ichihara, O. Pouliquen and F. Tapia.

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