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International Agrophysics
publisher:Institute of Agrophysics
Polish Academy of Sciences
Lublin, Poland
ISSN: 0236-8722

vol. 13, nr. 2 (1999)

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Quantum mechanical approach to randomly-packed beds of spheres in the container
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Góźdź A.1, Pietrow M.2
1 Institute of Physics, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, sq. M. Curie-Skłodowskiej 1, 20-031 Lublin, Poland
2 Institute of Agrophysics, Polish Academy of Science, Doświadczalna 4, P.O. Box. 201, 20-290 Lublin 27, Poland

vol. 13 (1999), nr. 2, pp. 185-189
abstract In the paper a proposal for a new idea of description of granular materials is sketched. The quantum mechanical like theory is applied to the problem of the randomly packed spheres in the container.
keywords sphere packing, granular materials