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[Illinois] Probing the Mechanical Properties of Materials at Small Scales with Nanoindentation
18 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): George Pharr
George M. Pharr received his BS in Mechanical Engineering at Rice University in 1975 and Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Stanford in 1979. After one year of postdoctoral study at...
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22 Jul 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Juan Camilo Lopez, Rohit Kaushal Tripathy, Ilias Bilionis, Marcial Gonzalez
Allows the user to sample properties of granular chains under uncertainty propagation
Structure and Properties of Carbon and Boron Nitride Nanotubes
10 Jan 2014 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk
This presentation describes structure and mechanical property determinations on carbon and boron nitride (sp2-bonded) nanotubes , as deduced by transmission electron microscopy.
In-situ Carbon Nanotube Bending Tests
02 Jun 2013 | Animations | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk
This video shows a series of in-situ TEM bending manipulations on carbon nanotubes, demonstrating the remarkable flexibility of these materials.
Illinois 2011: Dr. Shah Yunus - Future of Innovation
04 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Shah Yunus, Nadia Jassim
Dr. Shah Yunus: Operational Vice President for Product Development, ESI-Group.
Illinois 2011 NanoBiophotonics Summer School: Poster Day: Gongting Wu
29 Nov 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gongting Wu, Nadia Jassim
Mechanical properties of blood clots.
Direct mechanical measurement of the tensile strength and elastic modulus of multiwalled carbon nanotubes
07 Oct 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk, Y.M. Wang, J. Cumings, M. Hetman, W. Han, A. Zettl. R. O. Ritchie
This work represents the first in-situ measurenment of the tensile strength of a carbon nanotuube.
In-situ carbon nanotube tensile test
07 Oct 2011 | Animations | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk
This represents the first in-situ tensile test observed in a transmission electron microscope.
Does the mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes depend on length
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Computational Nanoscience, Lecture 5: A Day of In-Class Simulation: MD of Carbon Nanostructures
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13 Feb 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jeffrey C Grossman, Elif Ertekin
In this lecture we carry out simulations in-class, with guidance from the instructors. We use the LAMMPS tool (within the nanoHUB simulation toolkit for this course). Examples include...
Micromechanics Simulation Tool
17 Aug 2007 | Tools | Contributor(s): priyum jyoti, Marisol Koslowski, Lei Lei
Atomistic Modeling of the Mechanical Properties of Nanostructured Materials
16 Apr 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): SeongJun Heo, Susan Sinnott
The mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes are studied by using classical molecular dynamics simulations. Especially, the effects of filling, temperature, and functionalization on CNT's...
Orientational Dependence of Friction in Polyethylene
16 Apr 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): SeongJun Heo
The frictional properties of polyethylene polymer are investigated by using classical molecular dynamics simulations. Especially, the sliding orientational effect is considered in this study. The...
Materials strength: does size matter? nanoMATERIALS simulation toolkit tutorial
01 Feb 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
Molecular dynamics (MD) is a powerful technique to characterize the fundamental, atomic-level processes that govern materials behavior and is playing an important role in our understanding of the...