Mathematical Models in Materials Science

H. K. D. H. Bhadeshia


Modelling has now become a routine part of materials science. It is appropriate therefore to assess some of the successes and failures of the method and to understand how and if, modelling differs from ordinary quantitative science. The subject is now sufficiently mature to bear some constructive self--criticism and to temper exaggerated claims. The discussion here of modelling methods and outcomes is intended to be generic, although the examples used come from the author's experience of work on metals.

Materials Science and Technology, Vol. 24, 2008, 128-135.

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