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On the Approximation of the Dynamics of Sandpile Surfaces

Leonid Prigozhin and Boris Zaltzman

DSEEP, Blaustein Institute for Desert Research,
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Sede-Boqer Campus, 84990 -- ISRAEL

Abstract: We consider a continuous model for sandpile surface dynamics and show that in the long-scale limit the finite-difference approximation in time of this model converges to a discretized evolutionary variational inequality with gradient constraint.

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