Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
Home

Defects in Materials: Their Characterization and Simulation.

  • Colin G. Windsor (a1)

Abstract

Materials research does not necessarily need to eliminate defects, but rather to characterize them, and to understand and control their effects. In most cases chacterization of defects means making structural or dynamic measurements of their properties. To understand these measurements in order to predict material and defect properties outside the range of the measurements is a much harder problem. Ideally a theory is required. However in the materials examples considered in this review, point defects in uranium oxide, copper clusters in steel, grain boundary aggregations, and stress concentrations, a true analytic theory is beyond our capabilities. Here computer modelling is often able to make the progress needed. This review considers the complementary nature of experimental characterization and computer simulation in our understanding of defects in materials.

Copyright

References

Hide All
1. Willis, B. T. M. Proc. Br. Ceram. Soc. 1, 9 (1964).
2. Lidiard, A. B. and Norgett, M. J. “Computational Solid State Physics” (eds Herman, F, Dalton, N W and Koehler, T. R.) p 385, Plenum Press (1972).
3. Catlow, C. R. A., Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond., A253, 533 (1977).
4. Goff, J. P., Hutchings, M. T., Brown, K., Hayes, W. and Godfrin, H., MRS Proceedings, Boston (1989).
5. Hull, S., Goff, J. P., Hutchings, M. T. and Hayes, W., ISIS,Experimental Report, unpublished, (1990).
6. Goff, J. P., Hull, S., Hutchings, M. T. and Hayes, W., ISIS Experimental Report, unpublished, (1990).
7. Buswell, J. T., English, C. A., Hetherington, M. G., Pythian, W. J., Smith, G. D. W., and Worrall, G M, “Effects of Radiation on Materials: 14th International Symposium (Vol II), ASTM STP 1046, 127, (1990).
8. Phythian, W. J., Foreman, A. J., English, C. A., Buswell, J. T., Hetherington, M., Roberts, K. and Pizzini, S., AEA-TRS-2004, to be published, (1990).
9. Ackland, G. J., Finnis, M. W., Tichy, G. and Vitak, V., Phil Mag., 56, 735 (1987).
10. Riviere, J. C., “Surface Analytical Techniques”, Oxford University Press (1990).
11. Penfold, J., Chapter 16 in “Neutron Scattering at a Pulsed Source”, Ed. Newport, R. J., Rainford, B.D., and Cywinski, R, Adam Hilger, Bristol (1988).
12. Burgess, A. N., Non Destruct. Test. and Eval. (to be published) 1990.
13. Duffy, D. M. and Tasker, P. W., Phil Mag. A 47, 817, (1983).
14. Hawick, K. and Windsor, C. G., Unpublished (1990).
15. Allen, A. J., Hutchings, M.T., Windsor, C. G., and Andreani, C., Adv Phys. 34, 445, (1985).
16. Allen, A. J., Hutchings, M.T., and Rainey, V. S., “Non-Destructive Testing”, Proceeding of the 14th Conference, London, p 1808, Pegamon Press (1987).

Defects in Materials: Their Characterization and Simulation.

  • Colin G. Windsor (a1)

Metrics

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

Abstract views

Total abstract views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between <date>. This data will be updated every 24 hours.

Usage data cannot currently be displayed