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Teaching Materials (1-20 of 29)

  1. Learning Module: Microcantilevers

    09 Feb 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module introduces you to the microcantilever, its applications in micro and nanotechnologies, its use in sensor arrays, and how it works in both static and dynamic modes of operation.  There is a pre and post-test, four (4) informational units (PKs), and two (2)...

  2. Nanotechnology and the NAE Grand Challenge Make Solar Energy Economical

    20 Jun 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Edward Davis, Virginia A. Davis

    This group of materials is designed to provide a framework to teach students in an introductory engineering course basic nanotechnology concepts. The materials use the NAE grand challenge “Make Solar Energy Economical” to underpin the need and potential for nanotechnology to address...

  3. Homework assignment: learning about elastic constants via molecular dynamics simulations

    11 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Alejandro Strachan, David Ray Johnson

    In this homework assignment students will use molecular dynamics to compute the elastic constants of metals using an embedded atom model to describe atomic interactions. They will deform  a single crystal along different directions and obtain c11, c12 and c44 elastic constants from the...

  4. Melting via molecular dynamics simulations

    10 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Alejandro Strachan

    In this assignment you will use MD simulations to study melting in metals using the nanoMATERIALS simulation tool in nanoHUB. You will build a supercell and heat it up to study its melting. You can visualize the atomic configuration as the temperature is increased and after melting. From the...

  5. OnlineSimulation tutorial and assignment: bonding curves in H2 and He2 molecules

    21 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Alejandro Strachan

    In this tutorial students will use density functional theory (DFT) calculations using the nanoHUB tool SeqQuest to study bonding in two simple molecules: H2 and He2. The tutorial shows how to compute energy as a function of bond distance and extract the equilibrium bond distance and bond...

  6. OnlineSimulation tutorial and assignment: electronic structure and spin in O2 molecule

    21 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Alejandro Strachan

    In this tutorial students will use density functional theory (DFT) calculations using the nanoHUB tool SeqQuest to study the electronic structure and bonding in the O2 molecular. The tutorial shows how to predict the relaxed bond distance in O2 (i.e. minimum energy structure) both for...

  7. OnlineSimulation tutorial and assignment: electronic structure and spin of the O atom

    21 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Alejandro Strachan

    In this tutorial students will use density functional theory (DFT) calculations using the nanoHUB tool SeqQuest to study the electronic structure of the oxygen atom. The tutorial shows how to compute energy for the spin 1 (triplet) and spin 0 (singlet) states and analyze the exchange...

  8. Carbon NanoTubes: Structure - Properties - Applications

    19 Mar 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Yuri A Kruglyak

    Presentation slides for seminar given for students of Faculty of Computer Sciences of Odessa State Environmental University, Ukraine by Prof. Yuri Kruglyak on May 22, 2008.

  9. MSE 405 Homework Assignment 1

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  10. MSE 405 Homework Assignment 2

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  11. MSE 405 Homework Assignment 3

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  12. MSE 405 Homework Assignment 4

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  13. MSE 405 Homework Assignment 5

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  14. MSE 405 Homework Assignment 6

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  15. ME 597 Homework 4: AM-AFM Scans and Basics of FM-AFM

    29 Dec 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Ron Reifenberger

    Problems:Setting the feedback parameters in AM-AFM scanningFactors Affecting Contrast in dAFM Topographic and Phase ImagesFM-AFMA dAFM “pocket guide”

  16. ME 597 Homework 3:

    29 Dec 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Arvind Raman

    Problems:Steady state vibration response far from sampleAttractive and repulsive regimes of oscillationPractical issuesTheory

  17. ME 597 Homework 2: AFM Cantilevers

    18 Oct 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Arvind Raman

  18. ME 597 Homework 1: Quantum Transmission

    18 Oct 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Ron Reifenberger

    Problems:Transmission through a Square BarrierTransmission resonances for an array of square barriersA simple model for the vdW interaction

  19. Illinois ECE 440: Introduction to Crystal Properties Homework

    28 Jan 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Mohamed Mohamed

    This homework Assignment covers basic introduction to Material Properties and Crystal Structures.

  20. Atomic Picture of Plastic Deformation in Metals: Lab Assignment Handout

    19 Jan 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Alejandro Strachan

    In this lab students will perform online molecular dynamics (MD) simulations of metallic nanowires deformed uniaxially and analyze the results...