Volume 32, Number 2 (Dec 2013)                   jame 2013, 32(2): 43-54 | Back to browse issues page


XML Persian Abstract Print


Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

R. Esmaeili, M.R. Dashtbayazi. Simulation of mechanical properties of Al-SiC nanocomposite using molecular dynamics method. jame. 2013; 32 (2) :43-54
URL: http://jame.iut.ac.ir/article-1-558-en.html

Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman
Abstract:   (2061 Views)
In the present work, molecular dynamics simulation method was used for determining Young's modulus, Shear modulus and Poisson’s ratio of Al-SiC nanocomposites, with different volume fractions of the reinforcements. For simulation, the open source package, LAMMPS, was used. After putting Aluminum and Silicon Carbide atoms in their initial positions, interatomic potentials between them were defined. EAM potential was used for Aluminum atoms, Morse potential was used for Al-C and Al-Si, and for C-C, Si-C, and Si-Si Tersoff potential was used. According to the elastic bounding principal, and the comparison between the simulations results and Voigt, Ruess and Halpin-Tsai micromechanical models showed that the results were close to the upper bound Voigt model.
Full-Text [PDF 1610 kb]   (611 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2015/02/9 | Accepted: 2015/05/6 | Published: 2015/05/6

Add your comments about this article : Your username or email:
Write the security code in the box

Send email to the article author


© 2015 All Rights Reserved | Journal of Advanced Materials in Engineering (Esteghlal)

Designed & Developed by : Yektaweb

تحت نظارت وف بومی آسپا-وف