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Project Information
Project ID:   FHWA-PROJ-10-0029
Project Name:   Mechanical and Structural Nanoscale Modeling
Project Status:   Completed
Start Date:  June 28, 2010
End Date:  April 27, 2015
Contact Information
Last Name:  Lee
First Name:  Kunik
Telephone:  202-493-3491
E-mail:  kunik.lee@dot.gov
Office:   Office of Operations Research and Development
Team:   Trans Enabling Technologies Team [HRDO-10]
Program:   Exploratory Advanced Research
Project detail
Roadmap/Focus area(s):   Impact of Investment on Transportation Performance and the Economy
Project Description:   This project aims to develop multiscale, multiparadigm modeling and simulation methodology, in conjunction with experimental characterization, to provide an in silico design and development approach for civil infrastructure stone-based materials.
Goals:   The key project objective is to develop a generalized multiscale dynamic field theory for a concurrent atomistic-continuum material system.
More Information URL(s):  
  1. http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/advancedresearch/pubs/12070/index.cfm
Product Type:   Research report
Test Methodology:   Laboratory research
Expected Benefits:   The expected benefit is mechanical and structural modeling for accurate prediction of material behaviors.
Deliverables: Name: Reports
Product Type(s): Research report
Description: The deliverables are quarterly reports.
FHWA Topics:   Research/Technologies--FHWA Research and Technology
TRT Terms:   Safety
FHWA Disciplines:   Construction and Project Management
Pavement and Materials
Subject Areas:   Bridges and other structures


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