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Computational Materials Engineering by Britta Nestler, Mark A Miodownik, Ernest Kozeschnik, Dierk Raabe, Koenraad Frans Janssens

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Preface

Being actively involved since 1991 in different research projects that belong under the field of computational materials science, I always wondered why there is no book on the market which introduces the topic to the beginning student. In 2005 I was approached by Joel Stein to write a book on this topic, and I took the opportunity to attempt to do so myself. It was immediately clear to me that such a task transcends a mere copy and paste operation, as writing for experts is not the same as writing for the novice. Therefore I decided to invite a respectable collection of renowned researchers to join me on the endeavor. Given the specific nature of my own research, I chose to focus the topic on different aspects of computational microstructure ...

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