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Title Computer simulation of polymeric materials : applications of the OCTA system / Japan Association for Chemical Innovation, editor.
Imprint Singapore : Springer, 2016.

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Subject Polymers -- Computer simulation.
Alt Name Japan Association for Chemical Innovation,
Description 1 online resource (ix, 400 pages) : illustrations (some color)
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Note "Original Japanese language edition published by The Chemical Daily Co., Ltd."
Includes index.
Contents Expected Target of Polymer Simulation -- Coarse-Grained Simulation -- Overview of OCTA -- COGNAC: Coarse-grained Molecular Dynamics Simulator -- SUSHI: Density Functional Theory Simulator -- PASTA & NAPLES: Rheology Simulator -- MUFFIN: Multi Phase Simulator -- KAPSEL: Colloidal Dispersion Simulator -- Melt Viscoelasticity -- Crystallization of Polymers -- Polymer Blends: Bulk Property -- Polymer Blends: Interfacial Strength -- Composites: Morphology -- Composites: Interfacial Strength -- Cross-linked Rubber -- Thermoplastic Elastomers -- Filler-filled Rubbers -- Structures of the Surface and Interface -- Glass Transition at the Surface and Interface -- Evaporation from Polymer Solution -- Crystallization in Thin Films of n-alkanes -- Improvement of Adhesive Properties utilizing Segregation of Oligomers and Investigation of Its Mechanism by SUSHI Simulation -- Adsorption of Polyelectrolytes -- Adsorbed Structures and Surface Forces -- Analysis of Relaxation Mechanism of Thread-like Micelle Solution -- Vesicle Formation -- Electrolyte Membranes -- Orientation Birefringence -- Lithography.
Summary This book is the first to introduce a mesoscale polymer simulation system called OCTA. With its name derived from "Open Computational Tool for Advanced material technology," OCTA is a unique software product, available without charge, that was developed in a project funded by Japanese government. OCTA contains a series of simulation programs focused on mesoscale simulation of the soft matter COGNAC, SUSHI, PASTA, NAPLES, MUFFIN, and KAPSEL. When mesoscale polymer simulation is performed, one may encounter many difficulties that this book will help to overcome. The book not only introduces the theoretical background and functions of each simulation engine, it also provides many examples of the practical applications of the OCTA system. Those examples include predicting mechanical properties of plastic and rubber, morphology formation of polymer blends and composites, the micelle structure of surfactants, and optical properties of polymer films. This volume is strongly recommended as a valuable resource for both academic and industrial researchers who work in polymer simulation.
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Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed August 4, 2016).
ISBN 9789811008153 (electronic bk.)
9811008159 (electronic bk.)
9811008140 (print)
9789811008146 (print)
9789811008146 (print)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-981-10-0815-3
OCLC # 954720798
Additional Format Printed edition: 9789811008146


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