"MODELING METAL PLASTICITY FROM NANO- TO MACRO-SCALE"

Second cycle degree in MATERIALS ENGINEERING

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: LUCIA NICOLA

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Examination methods: hands-on computer sessions, presentation and discussion of a scientific paper, oral examination
Course unit contents: Modeling at different scales. Difference between discrete and continuum models. The random walk model for diffusion. Finite systems and periodic boundary conditions. Interatomic potentials. Basics and applications of molecular dynamics. Basics and applications of discrete dislocation plasticity. Basics and applications of the finite element method.