ALFA Discrete Element Method (DEM) Simulations using PFC3D


Contains input scripts, background information, reduced data, and results associated with the discrete element method (DEM) simulations of interface shear tests, plate anchor pullout tests, and torpedo anchor installation and pullout tests, using the software PFC3D (v4.0).

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DOE Project Name: Advanced Laboratory and Field Arrays for Marine Energy
DOE Project Number: EE0006816
DOE Project Lead: Alison LaBonte
DOI: 10.15473/1439860
Last Updated: over a year ago
Data from January, 2016
Submitted Oct 30, 2016


Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center


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Matt Evans
Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center


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