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Workshop and tutorials on modelling and simulation of superalloys

13.09.2014

ICAMS organizes a workshop and tutorials 'Modelling and Simulation of Superalloys' in the framework of the SFB/TR 103 'Superalloy Single Crystals'.

International workshop, 15-17 September 2014 and hands-on tutorials, 13-14 September 2014, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany

Superalloys are multi-component materials with complex microstructures that offer unique properties for high-temperature applications. The complexity of the superalloy materials makes it particularly challenging to obtain fundamental insight into their behaviour from the atomic structure to turbine blades. Recent advances in modelling and simulation of superalloys contribute to a better understanding and prediction of materials properties and therefore offer guidance for the development of new alloys.

This workshop will give an overview of recent progress in modelling and simulation of materials for superalloys, with a focus on single crystal Ni-base and Co-base alloys. Topics will include electronic structure methods, atomistic simulations, microstructure modelling and modelling of microstructural evolution, solidification and process simulation as well as the modelling of phase stability and thermodynamics.

Furter information can be found at the workshop website.

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