MSE 6270: Introduction to Atomistic Simulations

Introduction to several classical atomic-level simulation techniques (molecular dynamics, Metropolis and kinetic Monte Carlo). The basic concepts, capabilities and limitations of the methods are discussed, an overview of the current state-of-the-art is provided, and examples of recent success stories are considered. The emphasis of the course is on getting practical experience in designing and performing computer simulations.

Total Credit Hours: 3
Spring 2018
Instructor Permission
Leo Zhigilei
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2:00 - 3:15 PM 2:00 - 3:15 PM

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