Continuum predictions from molecular dynamics simulations: Shock waves

Seth Root, Robert J. Hardy, David R. Swanson

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Abstract

The techniques for obtaining continuously distributed local properties from the positions and velocities of constituent atoms were investigated. The local density, temperature, and velocity were calculated using a localization function from the results of molecular dynamics simulations of shock waves in a two dimensional system. The spatial variations of the local properties were obtained and the width of the localization function was varied to optimize the presentation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3161-3165
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Chemical Physics
Volume118
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 15 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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