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  1. [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...

  2. Granular Crystals

    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

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Computational Nanoscience, Lecture 5: A Day of In-Class Simulation: MD of Carbon Nanostructures

    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...

  10. Micromechanics Simulation Tool

    17 Aug 2007 | Tools | Contributor(s): priyum jyoti, Marisol Koslowski, Lei Lei

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  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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..., a resource for nanoscience and nanotechnology, is supported by the National Science Foundation and other funding agencies. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.