Particle size distribution analysis of sand‐sized particles by laser diffraction: an experimental investigation of instrument sensitivity and the effects of particle shape SIMON J. BLOTT Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd, Crowthorne Enterprise Centre, Old Wokingham Road, Crowthorne, Berkshire RG45 6AW, UK (E‐mail: [email protected])

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Get PriceParticle size distribution analysis of sand‐sized particles by laser diffraction: an experimental investigation of instrument sensitivity and the effects of particle shape SIMON J. BLOTT Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd, Crowthorne Enterprise Centre, Old Wokingham Road, Crowthorne, Berkshire RG45 6AW, UK (E‐mail: [email protected])

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Get PriceOn the size distribution of sand Michael Sørensen Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics University of Copenhagen Universitetsparken 5, DK-2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark April 3, 2006 Abstract A model is presented of the development of the size distribution of sand while it is transported from a source to a deposit. The model provides a possible explanation of the log-hyperbolic shape ...

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