Dates: September 26-39, 2011
Location: ISSI, Bern

Invited external experts:
Gareth Collins (Imperial College, UK)
Lydie Staron (University of Paris 6, France)
Thomas Weinhardt (University of Twente, Netherlands)

Monday September 26th, 2011

9:00-9:15 Welcome, arrival at ISSI
9:15-09:30 Patrick Michel: Introduction

Impact Process Part I

9:30-10:30 Koji Wada: Numerical simulation of impact into granular targets: Penetration and ejection processes
10:30-11:00 Coffee
11:00-12:00 Jürgen Blum: Thermal conductivity of granular materials
12:00-14:00 Lunch

Granular Material Modeling/dynamics Part I

14:00-15:00 Steve Schwartz: Soft Sphere Discrete Element Method in pkdgrav
15:00-15:30 Coffee
15:30-16:30 Dirk Berger: Avalanche experiments

Tuesday September 27th, 2011

Granular Material Modeling/dynamics Part II

09:30-10:30 Lidye Staron: Modeling granular materials
10:30-11:00 Coffee
11:00-12:00 Keith Holsapple: Cliff Collapse of particulate materials: continuum modeling and simulations
12:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Wolfgang Losert: Flow, Convection and Aging of granular materials
15:00-15:30 Coffee
15:30-16:30 Carsten Guettler: An Overview on the Brazil Nut Effect: Reduced

Gravity and the Role of Cohesion

16:30-17:30 Thomas Weinhardt: Closure Relations for Shallow Granular Flows from Particle Simulations

Wenesday September 29th, 2011

Impact Process Part II

09:30-10:30 Kevin Walsh: YORP spin-up, top-shape, reshaping of small aggregate bodies
10:30-11:00 Coffee
11:00-12:00 Akiko Nakamura: Penetration/compaction/momentum-transfer/projectile survival at impact of projectile into porous target
12:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Gareth Collins: planetesimal collisions with porosity and self-gravity and how to add dilatancy to hydrocodes
15:00-15:30 Coffee
15:30-16:30 Martin Jutzi: SPH modeling of impact solid, porous and/or granular material
16:30:17:30 Discussion

Thursday September 29th, 2011

9:00-12:30 General discussion