Video/animation icon  Growth of a two-dimensional grain structure

 
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Description: A Voronoi diagram is created using Surface Evolver, from a random set of (N=1000) points to represent the grain structure. The boundary length is then minimised, subject to the constraint of constant area. The video shows the growth of a two-dimensional grain structure: From TLP: Grain growth, http://www.doitpoms.ac.uk/tlplib/grainGrowth/2dcomputersimulation.php
Keywords: grain growth • Surface Evolver
Categories: Science approaches
Science approaches > Strengthening mechanisms > Recovery, recrystallisation & grain growth
Testing, analysis & experimentation
Created by: DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
Published by: DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
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Date created: 01 October 2007
Date added: 02 December 2009
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Resource ID: 2426