Training 2011


This year's MatCalc course 'Thermodynamic and kinetic simulations with MatCalc' was held from Aug. 9-12 2011 at the Vienna University of Technology with 21 participants from both academia and industry.



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Training 2011: "Thermodynamic and kinetic simulations with MatCalc"




Tuesday (10:00 - 17:00)


- Welcome

- Introduction in MatCalc: GUI and first steps

- Theory: thermodynamic equilibrium, driving forces, databases, ...

- Practical training: How to create a workspace, simple equilibrium calculations, stepped calculations ...

- Practical training: Graphical representation of results, data export, ...


Wednesday (9:00 - 17:00)


- Scheil-Gulliver type calculations (theory and practice)

- T0- temperature (theory and practice)

- Using scripts in MatCalc (examples)

- Theory: Phase transformation and precipitation: Comparison of popular models (KJMA, parabolic growth, DICTRA, ...)

- Practice: How to set up precipitation kinetics simulations

- Theory: Introduction to the SFFK Model


Thursday (9:00 - 17:00)


- Theory: Nucleation theory and implementation into MatCalc

- Practice: Changing nucleation conditions: Ortho- / paraequilibrium nucleus composition, nucleation sites, etc.

- Theory: Treatment of interfacial energies.

- Theory and practice: Grain boundary precipitation versus random distribution: the importance of the correct diffusion field geometry

- Examples


Friday (9:00 - 14:00)


- Calculation of TTP-diagrams (theory and example)

- Discussion / analysis of practical examples of users


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Emma is exploring MatCalc Jun working concentrated on the example
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Thomas seems happy with the results Simon (front) and Babak (back) enjoying the Training
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Dragan and Walter thinking on their problems Stojan reading the manual thoroughly
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Sebastien is not so sure about his script Christian is content with the results
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Jens and ... ... Kerem are totally focused, while ...
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... Jeroen and ... ... Konstantin are listening to Ernst
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Mustafa looks concerned? Tomasz is smiling for the camera
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Petri and Ernst enjoying some coffee during the break ... ... social come together at the 'Alte Kaisermühle'.
Relaxing after a hard day's work full of MatCalc at CopaKagrana