Computer Simulations of Dislocations

Paperback | July 1, 2013

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. Becausetheir 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 in the formof '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. Becausetheir behavior spans multiple length and tim...

Vasily V Bulatov is Senior Scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He earned his B. Sc., theoretical physics, at the Moscow Physical Engineering Inst. (1979) and Ph. D., materials physics, at the USSR Academy of Sciences (1986). He has been Senior scientist, Inst. of Chemical Physics, Moscow (1997), Research scientist, Ma...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 0.68 inPublished:July 1, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Crystal DislocationsPart I: Atomistic 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 II: Continuum Models8. Peierls-Nabarro model of dislocations9. Kinetic Monte Carlo method10. Line Dislocation Dynamics11. Phase Field method

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