Solfec-1.0 Theory Manual

Solfec-1.0 implements instances of the Non–Smooth Contact Dynamics Method 1, 2 and the Discrete Element Method. The software originated from the PhD research 3 and its further development 4. Thesis 3 can be used as an auxiliary “theory manual”. The intention behind this document is to provide a minimalist exposition of core computational methods and algorithms implemented in Solfec-1.0 and facilitate cross–referencing with the source code and the functionalities described in the User Manual. The theory manual comprises the following sections:


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