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Title: Trends and Opportunities at the Interface of Experiment and Simulation in Micromechanics of Polycrystalline Solids

Polycrystalline solids have been used as structural materials for centuries. In spite of this longevity, the quantitative connection between a material's microstructure and its derivative mechanical more »properties remains remarkably poor, even for such familiar materials as the alloys of aluminum steel and titanium. However, recent advances in methods for making spatially-resolved diffraction measurements and simulating finely discretized virtual material specimens present collective opportunities to substantially change this. The simulations predict spatially-resolved fields of the mechanical behaviors. These, in turn, coincide with emerging diffraction data at points throughout the material that characterize the evolution of its microstructural state, and data that quantify its mechanical properties through the application of in situ loading. Such data are only loosely integrated and challenge researchers to use them comprehensively and effectively in concert with modeling. The computer infrastructure needed to support a high level of coordination between experiments and simulations will be discussed.« less
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Title: Trends and Opportunities at the Interface of Experiment and Simulation in Micromechanics of Polycrystalline Solids
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Publication Date: 2008-08-06
OSTI Identifier: 1122580
DOE Contract Number: ACO2-06CH11357
Resource Type: Multimedia
Resource Relation: Conference: APS Colloquium Series, Advanced Photon Source (APS) at Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois (United States), presented on August 06, 2008
Research Org: ANL (Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)); Advanced Photon Source (APS)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE ; 75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:51:13
System Entry Date: 2016-01-28