Issue No. 03 - May/June (2005 vol. 7)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCSE.2005.57
James M. Hyman , Los Alamos National Laboratory
The engineering analysis and microscopic simulations required for predicting materials' properties from atomistic descriptions require new approaches for predicting macroscopic properties. Patch dynamics bridges the gap between the time and space scales at which the microscopic models operate, helping predict system-level behavior.
multiphysics, multiscale, macroscopic, microscopic, materials
James M. Hyman, "Patch Dynamics for Multiscale Problems", Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 7, no. , pp. 47-53, May/June 2005, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2005.57