angle of repose


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angle of repose

n
the maximum angle to the horizontal at which rocks, soil, etc, will remain without sliding
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Typical bodies are designed around a single angle of repose, or the angle of maximum slope at which a heap of any solid material will stand without sliding over itself.
The free-flowing characteristics can usually be estimated by the angle of repose and by passing the material through a large funnel.
We were glad to glimpse that giant dune familiar from our start, its angle of repose our final frontier on this dunescape adventure.
They are finding that some flowability metrics, such as the Hausner index, angle of repose, and aspect ratio, correlate well with the observed relative flowability of biomass.
This concoction has always settled into a natural angle of repose only to be periodically disturbed by grand designs.
Thus, the aim of the present study was to evaluate the alterations of water content and angle of repose of coffee roasted to different levels, ground to different sizes, and stored at different temperatures.
Compared with the traditional powder, the significant increase of water-solubility, total phenolic content and total sugar content could be found while the decrease of angle of repose could be observed.
Funnel method was used to determine the angle of repose, while cylinder method determines the compressibility index and Hausner's ratio (HR) according to USP.
Stegner was an environmental essayist and novelist, a workaholic obsessed with virtue, who was awarded the 1971 Pulitzer Prize for his novel Angle of Repose.
The angle of repose was measured using the fixed funnel method adapted by Iwuagwu and Onyekwelli [7].
A simple estimation of [phi][phi]'c can be obtained from the angle of repose of a dry sample if cohesive forces are negligible.
Moreover, a sieve analysis was performed and an angle of repose was determined.