Computer Simulations Of Dislocations

Hardcover | December 2, 2006

byVasily Bulatov, Wei Cai

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This book presents a broad collection of models and computational methods - from atomistic to continuum - applied to crystal dislocations. Its purpose is to help students and researchers in computational materials sciences to acquire practical knowledge of relevant simulation methods.Because their behavior spans multiple length and time scales, crystal dislocations present a common ground for an in-depth discussion of a variety of computational approaches, including their relative strengths, weaknesses and inter-connections. The details of the covered methods are presented inthe form of "numerical recipes" and illustrated by case studies. A suite of simulation codes and data files is made available on the book's website to help the reader "to learn-by-doing" through solving the exercise problems offered in the book.

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This book presents a broad collection of models and computational methods - from atomistic to continuum - applied to crystal dislocations. Its purpose is to help students and researchers in computational materials sciences to acquire practical knowledge of relevant simulation methods.Because their behavior spans multiple length and ti...

Vasily V Bulatov, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Education: B. Sc., theoretical physics, Moscow Physical Engineering Inst. (1979) Ph. D., materials physics, USSR Academy of Sciences (1986) Appointments: Senior scientist, Inst. of Chemical Physics, Moscow (1997) Research scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:300 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 0.79 inPublished:December 2, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198526148

ISBN - 13:9780198526148

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to crystal dislocationsAtomistic Models2. Fundamentals of atomistic simulations3. Case study of static simulation4. Case study of dynamic simulation5. More about periodic boundary conditions6. Free energy calculations7. Finding transition pathwaysPart 2Continuum Models8. Peierls-Nabarro model of dislocations9. Kinetic Monte Carlo method10. Line Dislocation Dynamics11. The Phase Field method

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`Reads very well, with a very informal but highly informative style.'Adrian P. Sutton, Imperial College London