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dc.contributor.authorRoslan, Farah Liyana.
dc.date.accessioned2012-01-26T01:30:21Z
dc.date.available2012-01-26T01:30:21Z
dc.date.copyright2011en_US
dc.date.issued2011
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/47710
dc.description.abstractThe discovery of carbon nanotubes in 1991 spurred a wide area of research, with a large portion of current nanoscience research involving carbon nanotubes. Carbon nanotubes have been proposed for a variety of applications due to their impressive mechanical, electrical and thermal properties. An introduction to carbon nanotubes and their mechanical, electrical and thermal properties are reviewed in this report. An introduction to molecular dynamics simulations is also reviewed in this report, where various thermodynamic ensembles and integration algorithms are discussed. We acquire the results of molecular mechanics simulations using the Large-scale Atomic/Molecular Massively Parallel Simulator (LAMMPS) molecular dynamics code and examine the stress versus strain curves that 3 different armchair carbon nanotubes, (6,6), (10,10), (12,12) have on the ultimate tensile stress of a single tube.en_US
dc.format.extent53 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Mechanical engineeringen_US
dc.titleComputational analysis of mechanical performance of carbon nanotubes with defectsen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisor2Wong Chee Howen_US
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