Multiscale Analysis of Deformation and Failure of Materials

Multiscale Analysis of Deformation and Failure of Materials

Author(s): Jinghong Fan

Published Online: 15 DEC 2010 11:40PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470744291

Online ISBN: 9780470972281

DOI: 10.1002/9780470972281

Series Editor(s): Ronald Pethig, Horatio Dante Espinosa

About this Book

Presenting cutting-edge research and development within multiscale modeling techniques and frameworks, Multiscale Analysis of Deformation and Failure of Materials systematically describes the background, principles and methods within this exciting new & interdisciplinary field.

The author's approach emphasizes the principles and methods of atomistic simulation and its transition to the nano and sub-micron scale of a continuum, which is technically important for nanotechnology and biotechnology. He also pays close attention to multiscale analysis across the micro/meso/macroscopy of a continuum, which has a broad scope of applications encompassing different disciplines and practices, and is an essential extension of mesomechanics.

Of equal interest to engineers, scientists, academics and students, Multiscale Analysis of Deformation and Failure of Materials is a multidisciplinary text relevant to those working in the areas of materials science, solid and computational mechanics, bioengineering and biomaterials, and aerospace, automotive, civil, and environmental engineering.

 

  • Provides a deep understanding of multiscale analysis and its implementation
  • Shows in detail how multiscale models can be developed from practical problems and how to use the multiscale methods and software to carry out simulations
  • Discusses two interlinked categories of multiscale analysis; analysis spanning from the atomistic to the micro-continuum scales, and analysis across the micro/meso/macro scale of continuum.

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