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Tutorial 3: Materials Simulation by First-Principles Density Functional Theory
14 Sep 2010 | Courses | Contributor(s): Umesh V. Waghmare
This two-part lecture will provide an introduction to first-principles density functional theory based methods for simulation of materials, with a focus on determination of interatomic force...
Tutorial 3b: Materials Simulation by First-Principles Density Functional Theory II
14 Sep 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Umesh V. Waghmare
This lecture is part of the
2010 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up.
“Electronics from the Bottom Up” is an educational initiative designed to bring a new perspective to...
25 Aug 2010 | Tools | Contributor(s): Benjamin P Haley, Nate Wilson, Chunyu Li, Andrea Arguelles, Eugenio Jaramillo, Alejandro Strachan
Build thermoplastic polymer chains and run LAMMPS to relax the chains and study mechanical properties
Ripples and Warping of Graphene: A Theoretical Study
08 Jun 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Umesh V. Waghmare
We use first-principles density functional theory based analysis to understand formation of ripples in graphene and related 2-D materials. For an infinite graphene, we show that ripples are linked...
31 Mar 2010 | Tools | Contributor(s): Ashlie Martini, Jianguo Wu
Molecular dynamics simulation of atomic stick-slip friction
Atomic Picture of Plastic Deformation in Metals: Overview Lecture
24 Jan 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
The lecture describes the objectives of the learning module and provides the necessary background for the activities. We briefly discuss the following topics:
mechanical response of macroscopic...
Atomic Picture of Plastic Deformation in Metals: Prelab Lecture
This lecture provides a detailed description of the activities the students will perform in the lab. We present a tutorial with step by step instructions on how to run MD simulations using the...
Atomic Picture of Plastic Deformation in Metals: Lab Assignment Handout
19 Jan 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
In this lab students will perform online molecular dynamics (MD) simulations of metallic nanowires deformed uniaxially and analyze the results...
Lecture 10: Non Equilibrium MD
05 Jan 2010 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Ashlie Martini
Calculating transport coefficient
Lecture 9: Dynamic Properties
Time correlation functions
Lecture 8: Static Properties
Lecture 7: Initialization and Equilibrium
Lecture 6: Neighbor Lists
Saving simulation time
Lecture 5: Boundary Conditions
Periodic boundary conditions
Minimum image distance
Lecture 4: Temperature Control
Lecture 3: Integration Algorithms
Lecture 2: Potential Energy Functions
Embedded atom model
Intra-molecular interactions (bond, angle, torsion)
Lecture 1: Basic Concepts
What is MD
Basic concepts and terminology
Short Course on Molecular Dynamics Simulation
13 Oct 2009 | Courses | Contributor(s): Ashlie Martini
This set of ten presentations accompanied a graduate level course on Molecular Dynamics simulation. The specific objective of the course (and the presentations) is to provide:
1. Awareness of...
MIT Tools for Energy Conversion and Storage
12 Oct 2009 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jeffrey C Grossman, Joo-Hyoung Lee, Varadharajan Srinivasan, Alexander S McLeod, Lucas Wagner
Atomic-Scale Simulation Tools to Explore Energy Conversion and Storage Materials