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Course description
  MODELLING IN MATERIALS SCIENCE: INTRODUCTION TO ATOMIC SIMULATION AND MONTE CARLO METHODS

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2021-22

This class is an introduction to some of the most widely used techniques in modelling and simulation of materials behaviour at the atomic scale.

 

 

Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

Specific Competences:>>specialisation

  • CEE24 : Understand the levels of theoretical calculation for studying properties of chemical and physical interest.
  • CEE25 : Understand molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo methods for the scientific computation of solids and liquids.
  • CEE26 : Understand the essential foundations of the quantum theory of solids from a computational viewpoint.
  • CEE27 : Understand the theoretical foundations and applications of the Density Functional Theory.
  • CEE29 : Understand numerical calculus techniques as applied to materials science.

 

 

 

Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2021-22

Basic knowledge of modelling and simulation methods in materials science, particularly molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo methods. Introduce the student to computer programming.

 

 

General

Code: 35831
Lecturer responsible:
CATURLA TEROL, MARIA JOSE
Credits ECTS: 3,00
Theoretical credits: 0,80
Practical credits: 0,40
Distance-base hours: 1,80

Departments involved

  • Dept: APPLIED PHYSICS
    Area: APPLIED PHYSICS
    Theoretical credits: 0,8
    Practical credits: 0,4
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught