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Re: General questions
> Which "nu"?
> In input parameters it would be nu=ks/kn=1.
> In a sphere packing, ks=kn will not result in nu=0 either, or in very
> special cases with blocked rotations or other tricks.
I cared for the approx .15-.25 range and the results matched very
nicely. I repeat: all spheres have equal radii.
> Just trying to understand, many papers discussed this problem but I
> didn't hear somebody tackled the issue.
> p.s. It could be good to rename "nu" -> "alpha" for contacts. It would
> avoid confusion like now, and alpha is more common in papers. The
> modulus is really a modulus, no need to change the name.
I never used ν in the sense of kt/kn...