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Angle of Internal Friction

Angle of Internal Friction

Angle of Internal Friction

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I am structural engineer and have been tasked to design a rectangular bin hopper the contents of which is abrasive slurry with a specific gravity of 1.16. Can anyone give me the approximate angle of internal friction?

RE: Angle of Internal Friction

If there is no cementing together of the material, I'd measure the angle of slope above horizontal for a loose pile placed by placing by gravity from the top, but at least 30 degrees.

RE: Angle of Internal Friction

...and less if you use marbles.

Dik

RE: Angle of Internal Friction

liquids don't have friction angles. They have viscosity.

If it's a solid (i.e., or plastic), we can help you.

f-d

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RE: Angle of Internal Friction

I would not assume that a "slurry" has an internal friction angle or shear strength. I may be conservative but I would assume a liquid head.

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