The authors represent different directions of research in the field, with their contributions covering:
- static properties of granular materials
- sand piles and avalanches
- vibration-induced patterns
- flowing granular matter
- cohesive granular matter
- charged granular matter
- and traffic flow.
A concluding chapter discusses computational aspects. In short, a must-have for advanced researchers and specialists as well as a useful starting point for anyone entering this rapidly expanding field.
Keywords: SCIENCE / Physics SCI055000