Brittle Fracture and Plastic Slip in Materials: from the Atomistic to the Engineering Scale

Suggested readings

Atomistic simulations:

D. Frenkel and B. Smit “Understanding Molecular Simulation” (Academic Press, 1996)
Chapters: 2.1 to 2.2; 4.1 to 4.3; 6.1.

Plasticity theory:

L.M. Kachanov “Fundamentals of the Theory of Plasticity” (Dover, 2004)
Chapters: 1, 2, and 5.

Materials modelling:

S. Yip “Handbook of Materials Modelling” (Springer, New-York-Berlin, 2005)
Chapters: 2.19 to 2.25; 3.1 to 3.4; 6.7 to 6.13; 7.1 + 7.6 + 7.11.

Quasicontinuum method:

E.B. Tadmor e R.E. Miller
“The theory and implementation of the Quasicontinuum Method”
In: S. Yip, “Handbook of Materials Modelling” (Springer, New-York-Berlin, 2005).

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