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    Volume 14, Issue 3 (September 1991)

    Quantification of Particle Shape and Angularity Using the Image Analyzer

    CODEN: GTJOAD

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    Abstract

    The image analyzer commonly used by the powder metallurgists has been successfully employed to quantify angularity and shape characteristics of granular materials. In this paper a detailed procedure has been outlined. Results of investigation of different natural sands are presented in the form of a distribution of tangent count taken as a measure of angularity. Powers' roundness index has been calibrated against the tangent count. Mechanical properties of different sands have been shown to be correlated with angularity.


    Author Information:

    Yudhbir,
    Professor and graduate student, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur,

    Abedinzadeh, R
    Professor and graduate student, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur,


    Stock #: GTJ10574J

    ISSN: 0149-6115

    DOI: 10.1520/GTJ10574J

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    Title Quantification of Particle Shape and Angularity Using the Image Analyzer
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    Committee D18