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Utilization of Peridynamic Theory for Modeling at the Nano-Scale

  • E. OterkusEmail author
  • C. Diyaroglu
  • N. Zhu
  • S. Oterkus
  • E. Madenci
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Atom and Single Molecule Machines book series (AASMM)

Abstract

Peridynamic theory is a new continuum mechanics formulation that has several advantages over the traditional approaches, such as Classical Continuum Mechanics (CCM) and Molecular Dynamics (MD). Due to its length-scale parameter, horizon, it is capable of capturing phenomena occurring at different length scales, including the nano-scale. Furthermore, van der Waals forces can be represented in a straightforward manner using a buffer-layer approach. In this chapter, various demonstration problems are presented to show the capability of peridynamics at the nano-scale, including nano-indentation and failure analysis of graphene sheets.

Keywords

Graphene Sheet Graphene Layer Material Point Horizon Size Classical Continuum Mechanic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Oterkus
    • 1
    Email author
  • C. Diyaroglu
    • 1
  • N. Zhu
    • 1
  • S. Oterkus
    • 2
  • E. Madenci
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine EngineeringUniversity of StrathclydeGlasgowUK
  2. 2.Department of Aerospace and Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA

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