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Rensselaer Catalog 2014-2015 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2014-2015 [Archived Catalog]

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MTLE 4500 - Computational Methods for Materials Design


This course will provide the background and a set of examples of how computational methods can be applied to design of materials with desired structure and properties. The methods will span multi-length and time scales, including first-principles approaches, molecular dynamics simulations, stochastic methods for optimization and sampling, and computational thermodynamics. Lectures will be complemented by computer labs with hands-on exercises using publicly available or commercial software packages.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Undergraduates must have Junior standing or permission of the instructor.

When Offered: Spring term annually.



Credit Hours: 3



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