Research Projects

CCMD Project Matrix

Tools and Methods Material Systems
  Al Alloys Ni Alloys Ti Alloys Mg Alloys Co-Cr Alloys Nb Alloys Steels Ceramics
First-Principles Calculations PF11-1 PF05-3, PF05-3R, PF09-3, PF10-1, PF10-2, PF11-1 PF09-3, PF10-2 PF06-8, PF06-8NC, PF09-3, PF10-2, PF11-1       GF09-4, PF10-2
CALPHAD   PF10-1, PF12-1   PF06-8, PF06-8NC, PF11-1        
Phase Field PF06-2, PF06-2R, PF06-7R PF05-9, PF05-9R, PF06-2, PF06-7, PF06-2R, PF06-7R PF10-6, PF10-6R PF05-9, PF05-9R, PF11-3        
Crystal Plasticity GF12-3 GF07-7, GF07-2R, GF09-1, GF11-3, GF12-3 GF6-1&3, GF06-1&3NC, GF09-1, GF08-2R, GF12-5 GF09-1, GF09-2, GF08-2R GF12-5 GF12-5 GF07-7, GF07-2R, GF09-1, GF12-3 GF07-7
Molecular Dynamics               GF09-4
Cohesive FEM GF11-1 GF11-1 GF11-1 GF06-6, GF06-6R, GF11-1       GF06-6, GF06-6R
Homogenized FE Analysis   GF6-1&3, GF06-1&3NC         GF05-6  
Systems Integration and Design Tools GF11-2, GF12-4 PF06-2, PF06-7, GF07-7, PF06-2R, PF06-7R, GF09-1, GF11-2, GF12-4, PF12-2 GF09-1, GF08-2R, GF11-2, GF12-4 GF05-1, PF05-9, PF05-9R, GF08-2R, PF12-2 GF12-5 GF12-5 GF07-7, GF07-2R, GF09-1  


Project Information

ID Date Project Title Project Mentor PIs Materials Project Status
GF12-5 2012-2014 Microstructure-sensitive fatigue modeling for small structures in medical implants TBA McDowell Co-Cr, Ti, Nb New
PF10-6R 2012-2014 Three-dimensional microstructure evolution in multi-component Ti alloys TBA Chen Ti New
GF12-4 2012-2014 Predicting properties of multi-component systems using artificial neural network TBA Neu Al, Ti New
PF12-1 2012-2014 Bulk and grain boundary diffusivities of oxygen in Ni-Al-Cr systems through first-principles and kinetic Monte Carlo approaches TBA Fang, Liu Ni-Al-Cr, Ni New
GF12-3 2012-2014 Coupling precipitation hardening/softening in structure-property relations TBA Neu Al, Ni New
PF12-2 2012-2014 Tools for materials development: Applications to Ni-and Mg-base alloys TBA Liu Ni, Mg New
PF11-3 2011-2013 Phase-field model integrating microstructure evolution and plasticity Army, Boeing Chen Mg Current
GF11-1 2011-2013 Microstructure-fracture toughness relations of structural alloys Boeing, Gulfstream Zhou, McDowell Al, Ni,Ti, Mg Current
PF11-1 2011-2013 First-principles predictions of mechanical properties and coarsening rates Gulfstream Shang, Liu Al, Ni, Mg Current
GF08-2R 2010-2012 Process Path Design Exploration Tools for alpha-beta Ti Alloys and Mg Alloys Army, Boeing McDowell, Garmestani Ti, Mg Current
PF10-6 2010-2012 Phase-Field Model of Microstructure Evolution in Ti Alloys Boeing Chen Ti Current
PF10-1 2010-2012 Fundamental Properties for Multi-element Ni-base Alloys Carpenter Shang, Liu Ni Current
PF10-2 2010-2012 CALPHAD Type Approach to Thermal Conductivity Aided by First-Principles Phonon Approach Thermo-Calc, Carpenter Wang, Liu, Chen Ni, Ti, Mg, CaO (Slag) Completed
GF08-4R-NCE 2010-2012 Dependence of Mechanical Properties on Chemical Structure and Molecular Architecture P & G Jacob, McDowell Polymer Completed
PF09-3 2009-2011 First-principles calculations of diffusion coefficients Carpenter, Thermo-Calc Liu Ni, Ti and Mg Completed
GF09-1 2009-2011 Temperature-Dependent Crystal Viscoplasticity GE, Thermo-Calc Neu, McDowell Ni, Fe, Ti and Mg Completed
GF09-2 2009-2011 Tools for Deformation Process Path Design for Low Symmetry Alloys Y12, Army Garmestani, McDowell Mg and U Completed
GF09-4 2009-2011 Ultra-High Temperature Ceramics Boeing Li ZrB2-SiC Completed
GF06-6R 2008-2010 Microstructure-based Determination and Design of Material Strength and Reliability KAPL Zhou CFEM, ABAQUS Completed
PF06-7R 2008-2010 Efficient and Robust Simulation Codes for the Nucleation Phenomenon GE Du Code, algorithm, heterogeneous Completed
GF08-4 2008-2010 Thickness Effects on Structure and Properties of Polymer Coatings and Films PG Jacob & McDowell MD, diamond lattice, effective force Completed
GF08-2 2008-2010 Modeling Texture Evolution and Microstructure-Property Relations in α-β Alloys Boeing McDowell & Garmestani texture in Ti Completed
PF06-2R 2008-2010 Phase-field Model for Predicting Phase Microstructure Evolution in the Presence of Grain Boundaries Army Chen Code, algorithm, polycrystal and phase tansformation Completed
GF06-1&3NC 2008-2010 Microstructure-sensitive Fatigue Probabilities for Polycrystals and Inclusions AFRL McDowell Ni, fatigue Completed
PF06-8NC 2008-2010 Computational Thermodynamics of Mg Alloys Thermo-Calc Liu & Raghavan Data infrastrctureautomation for binary and ternay Mg alloys as model systems, user interface Completed
GF07-2 2007-2009 Tools for Linking Phase Field Simulations and Microstructure Characterization to Polycrystal Plasticity Representations Pratt, Army Garmestani, McDowell, Gokhale IN100 (Ni), stress-strain relation (local/global) Completed
GF07-7 2007-2009 Design of Microstructure for Rolling Contact Fatigue Timken Neu Steel, rolling contact fatigue Completed
PF05-9R 2007-2009 Phase-field Simulations of Grain Growth in Single- and Multi-phase Systems AFRL Chen method, codes Completed
PF05-5R 2007-2009 Software Engineering of Phase-field Codes Corning Raghavan & Chen phase-field library, v1 Completed
PF05-3R 2007-2009 Fundamental Properties of Individual Phases by First-Principles Calculations GE Liu & Crespi Ni, EECC, thermal exp. APB, diffusivity Completed
PF06-2 2006-2008 Phase-field Model for Predicting Precipitate Microstructure Evolution in the Presence of Grain Boundaries Timken Chen Method, cubic ordered cubic Completed
PF06-7 2006-2008 Efficient and Robust Simulation Codes for the Nucleation Phenomenon GE Du & Chen Algorithms Completed
PF06-8 2006-2008 Computational Thermodynamics of Mg Alloys Thermo-Calc Liu & Raghavan Mg, General database Completed
GF06-1&3 2006-2008 Microstructure-sensitive Fatigue Probabilities for Polycrystals and Inclusions AFRL McDowell Ni, fatigue Completed
GF06-6 2006-2008 Microstructure-based Determination and Design of Material Strength and Reliability KAPL Zhou Mg, Al2O3/SiC, fracture toughness Completed
PF05-9 2005-2007 Phase-field Simulations of Grain Growth in Single- and Multi-phase Systems AFRL Chen NA Completed
PF05-5 2005-2007 Software Engineering of Phase-field Codes Corning Raghavan & Chen NA Completed
PF05-3 2005-2007 Fundamental Properties of Individual Phases by First-Principles Calculations GE Liu & Crespi NA Completed
GF05-1 2005-2007 Systems-based Robust Materials Design Methods that Account for both Risk and Uncertainty ARL Allen & McDowell NA Completed
GF05-6 2005-2007 Influence of Microstructure of Polycrystalline/Polyphase Surfaces in Rolling, Fretting, and Sliding Contacts Timken Neu NA Completed