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Multi-scale modeling strategies in materials science - The quasicontinuum method

Shenoy, Vijay B (2003) Multi-scale modeling strategies in materials science - The quasicontinuum method. In: Bulletin of Materials Science, 26 (1). pp. 53-62.

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The problem of prediction of finite temperature properties of materials poses great computational challenges. The computational treatment of the multitude of length and time scales involved in determining macroscopic properties has been attempted by several workers with varying degrees of success. This paper will review the recently developed quasicontinumn method which is an attempt to bridge the length scales in a single seamless model with the aid of the finite element method. Attempts to generalize this method to finite temperatures will be outlined.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Bulletin of Materials Science
Publisher: Indian Academy of Sciences
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Indian Academy of Sciences.
Keywords: Multi-scale models;quasicontinuum method;finite elements.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Materials Research Centre
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2009 07:21
Last Modified: 08 Jul 2011 11:13
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/17159

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