Concurrent design of hierarchical materials and structures

D. L. McDowell, G. B. Olson

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Significant achievements have been demonstrated in computational materials design and its broadening application in concurrent engineering. Best practices are assessed and opportunities for improvement identified, with implications for modeling and simulation in science and engineering. Successful examples of integration in undergraduate education await broader dissemination.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)207-240
Number of pages34
JournalScientific Modeling and Simulation SMNS
Issue number1-3
StatePublished - 2008


  • Concurrent engineering
  • Materials design
  • Multiscale modeling
  • Robust design

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computational Mechanics
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials


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