Integrative Computational Materials Engineering: Concepts and Applications of a Modular Simulation Platform
Copyright © 2012 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA
Editor(s): Georg J. Schmitz, Ulrich Prahl
Published Online: 17 APR 2012 04:19AM EST
Print ISBN: 9783527330812
Online ISBN: 9783527646098
About this Book
Presenting the results of an ambitious project, this book summarizes the efforts towards an open, web-based modular and extendable simulation platform for materials engineering that allows simulations bridging several length scales. In so doing, it covers processes along the entire value chain and even describes such different classes of materials as metallic alloys and polymers. It comprehensively describes all structural ideas, the underlying concepts, standard specifications, the verification results obtained for different test cases and additionally how to utilize the platform as a user and how to join it as a provider.
A resource for researchers, users and simulation software providers alike, the monograph provides an overview of the current status, serves as a generic manual for prospective users, and offers insights into the inner modular structure of the simulation platform.