By Ladislas Kubin
Some time past two decades, new experimental techniques, enhanced versions and development in simulation strategies introduced new insights into long-standing concerns pertaining to dislocation-based plasticity in crystalline fabrics. in this interval, 3-dimensional dislocation dynamics simulations seemed and reached adulthood. Their goals are to resolve the relation among person and collective dislocation procedures on the mesoscale, to set up connections with atom-scale reviews of dislocation middle homes and to bridge, together with modelling, the space among illness houses and phenomenological continuum versions for plastic stream.
Dislocation dynamics simulations have gotten available to quite a lot of clients. This ebook offers to scholars and researchers in fabrics technology and mechanical engineering a entire assurance of the actual physique of information on which they're established. It contains classical experiences, that are too usually overlooked, fresh experimental and theoretical advances, in addition to a dialogue of chosen functions on a variety of issues