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Reproducing results of "Thermal transport in SiGe superlattice thin films and nanowires"
27 Mar 2015 | Papers | Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan, Jonathan Mark Dunn
In this document we show how to reproduce results in the paper "Thermal transport in SiGe superlattice thin films and nanowires", Keng-hua Lin, and Alejandro Strachan Physical...
MSE 498 Lesson 10: MD
17 Mar 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Andrew Ferguson
This new course will give students hands-on experience with popular computational materials science and engineering software through a series of projects in: electronic structure calculation...
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Crack Propagation Simulation
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13 Mar 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): hojin kim, Nilofer Rajpurkar, Benjamin P Haley, Alejandro Strachan
Simulate crack propagations through materials under applied loads.
Homework assignment: learning about elastic constants via molecular dynamics simulations
11 Mar 2015 | Teaching Materials | 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...
Melting via molecular dynamics simulations
10 Mar 2015 | Teaching Materials | 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...
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IMA 2013 UQ: Bayesian Calibration of Molecular Dynamics Simulations for Composite Materials Properties
28 May 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul N. Patrone
In this talk, I discuss ongoing research whose goal is to determine, via Bayesian inference, an ensemble of inputs that represents a class of commercially important amine-cured epoxies. We...
IMA 2013 UQ: DFT-based Thermal Properties: Three Levels of Error Management
02 Apr 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kurt Lejaeghere
It is often computationally expensive to predict finite-temperature properties of a crystal from density-functional theory (DFT). The temperature-dependent thermal expansion coefficient α, for...
Molecular Dynamics Showcase
14 Oct 2013 | Tools | Contributor(s): Michael McLennan, Chen-Yu Li, john stone, Aleksei Aksimentiev, George A. Howlett
View interesting features of a molecular dynamics trajectory file
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Ab initio electronic structure simulation tools
:ABINIT is a package whose main program allows to find the total energy, charge density and electronic structure of systems made...
[Illinois] Physics 550 Biomolecular Physics
05 Sep 2013 | Courses | Contributor(s): Klaus Schulten, Taekjip Ha
Physical concepts governing the structure and function of biological macromolecules; general properties, spatial structure, energy levels, dynamics and functions, and...