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Credits 6
Professor Maria Clelia RIGHI

Brief content description

After the course, the students will have learned how materials respond to mechanical stresses. In particular the focus will be on friction phenomena, that will be described at the atomistic level. The students should be able to measure some mechanical and tribological properties of materials both in silico (through ab initio calculations) and in the laboratory.

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