MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 265, 2019International Geotechnical Symposium “Geotechnical Construction of Civil Engineering & Transport Structures of the Asian-Pacific Region” (GCCETS 2018)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Geosynthetics and Road Construction Materials|
|Published online||30 January 2019|
Computer simulation of flat geogrids based on Discrete Element Method (DEM)
LLC MIAKOM SPb, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The article presents the way of modelling flat geogrids using the Discrete Element Method (DEM). Simulation of geogrids is performed on the base of EDEM® software produced by DEM Solutions Ltd. The Hertz-Mindlin model with bonds is used as a model of particles interaction. The presented method of geogrid simulation using EDEM® software has some peculiarities in the formation of material structure. We compared two types of geogrids with the same characteristics formed out of a variety of balls with different radii. This article provides the simulation results of geogrid testing by calculating the force causing 2% and 5% tension (elongation) of the material.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2019
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