Laboratory of Mechanics of Granular Materials

Department of Physical Properties of Plant Materials

Laboratory of Mechanics of Granular Materials

Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. DSc Mateusz Stasiak

e-mail: m.stasiak@ipan.lublin.pl

Research profile:

  • Physical properties of granular materials and food products important in processes of storage and handling
  • Modelling of physical processes occurring in granular materials during storage, handling and processing
  • Pressure distribution in thin wall grain silo models. Factors responsible for air flow resistance of granular materials

Analysis:

  • Mechanical parameters: pressure ratio, elastic modulus, Poisson’s ratio, compressibility
  • On-line monitoring of grain parameters during storage
  • Flowability of food powders
  • Parameters for the design of processing
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