5 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This module aims to introduce you to the use of computer modelling and simulation techniques that cover wide time and length scales for the prediction and understanding of the structure and properties of materials. It also introduces an appreciation of modelling strategies available, estimation of the resources required to complete an analysis and assessment of the accuracy of the results.

Restrictions on availability: Metallics CDT students only,

Staff Contact: UTTON CLAIRE
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Problem solving, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Materials Science and Engineering):

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