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Mean grain diameters from thin sections: matching the average to the problem

RFR. FarrVHMH Mineralogical Magazine

3d grains from 2d slices

Moment-based methods provide a simple way to describe a population of spherical particles and extract 3d information from 2d measurements.

Simple heuristic for the viscosity of polydisperse hard spheres

RFR. Farr Journal of Chemical Physics

Simple heuristic for the viscosity of polydisperse hard spheres

Spheres crowd around each other in a manner that depends on their size distribution. We give a simple way to estimate the packing fraction.

Shear elastic deformation and particle packing in plant cell dispersions

RFR. FarrPLVCSS Food Biophysics

Shear elastic deformation and particle packing in plant cell dispersions

Schematic of the disruption of close-packed polyhedral cells in tomato tissue into individual cells.