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This site comprises results of MICRESS® simulations being performed on various topics. The respective results can be viewed and explored by downloading and using the free visualisation tool DisplayMICRESS. The individual examples are stored as .zip archives for the different operating systems and comprise a variety of topics like:
Category Example Description
Training T001_Delta_Gamma
T002_AlCu_Equiaxed
T003_AlCu
T004_AlCu_Temp1d
T005_AlSi_trapping
T006_AlSi_trapping_ATC_mob_corr
T007_AlSi_trapping_ATC
T008_CastIronNodule
T009_CastIronDendriteNodules
T010_Gamma_Alpha
T011_Gamma_Alpha_TQ
T012_Gamma_Alpha_PARA
T013_Gamma_Alpha_PARATQ
T014_Gamma_Alpha_Stress
T015_Gamma_Alpha_FeC_Acicular
T016_GammaAlphaCementite_TQ
T017_GammaAlphaCementite_LinTQ
T018_GammaAlphaPearlite_TQ
T020_Grain_Growth_initialFromFile
T021_Grain_Growth_Profiles
T022_Grain_Growth_Pinning_Pres
T023_Grain_Growth_Solute_Drag
T024_Grain_Growth_Solute_Drag_dG
T025_GrainGrowth
T026_GrainGrowth_Misorientation
T027_SubGrainGrowth
T028_Grain_Growth_3D
T029_Grain_Growth_Misorientation_3D
T030_Flow_Cylinder_Laminar
T031_P_Peak_1D
T032_P_Peak_2D
T033_ReX_deterministic
T034_ReX_local_Humphreys
T035_ReX_local_recovery
T036_ReX_mean_dislocation
T037_ReX_random
T038_Stress
T039_5Grains_DifferentSizes
T040_Facetted_Grain
T041_Facetted_Grains
T042_TQ_Ripening
T043_dendrit_AlNi
T044_Dendrite
T045_Directional_Eutectic
T046_Equiaxed_Eutectic
T047_TQ_Eutectic
T049_Temperature
Dendritic solidification / peritectic reaction in Fe-C-Mn
Equiaxed solidification of multiple Al-Cu grains
Equiaxed solidification of a single Al-Cu grain





















Isotropic grain growth with a random initial microstructure




Segregation in Fe-C-Mn-P-Si (one dimension)
Segregation in Fe-C-Mn-P-Si (two dimensions)
Mesoscopic recrystallisation starting from a deterministic initial microstructure
Recrystallisation with applying the Humphreys model locally
Recrystallisation with local recovery
Recrystallisation using mean dislocation densities per grain
Recrystallisation starting with a randomly created initial microstructure




Ripening (including TQ-coupling)




Eutectic solidification (including TQ-coupling)
Benchmark B001_1D_ConstantDrivingForce
B002_1D_ConstantDrivingForce_MovingFrame
B003_1Grain_GrowthFromLiquid
B004_1Grain_GrowthFromLiquid_ZeroInitialSize
B005_1Grain_RoundInverse
B006_1Grain_Shrinking_3D
B007_1Grain_Shrinking
B008_1Grain_Solidification_FiniteInitialSize
B009_2Phases_1Grain
B010_2Phases_DirectionalShrinking
B011_2Phases_DirectionalShrinking_MovingFrame
B012_2Phases_DirectionalShrinking_Triple
B013_Liq+2Phases_Triple_Inert
B014_Liq+2Phases_Triple_Inert_Wetting
B015_3Phases_Triple
B016_diffusion_control
B017_Flow_Cylinder_Karman
Application A001_Delta_Gamma
A002_AlCu_Temp1d
A003_CastIronDendriteNodules
A004_Gamma_Alpha_TQ
A005_Grain_Growth_Misorientation_3D
A006_CMSX4
A007_Dendrite_AlSi_3D
A008_Dendrite_AlSi_3D_flow
A009_Flow_Permeability
A011_Flow_Readfrac
A012_GammaAlphaCementite_TQ
A013_GammaAlphaPearlite_TQ
Dendritic solidification / peritectic reaction in Fe-C-Mn
Equiaxed solidification of multiple Al-Cu grains


Misorientation-dependent grain growth (3D)
Solidification of superalloy CMSX4
Solidification of an AlSi7 alloy simulated in three dimensions (linearised phase diagrams)

Temporary files

Metadata description of microstructures

G.J. Schmitz, B. Böttger, M. Apel, J. Eiken, G. Laschet, R. Altenfeld, R. Berger, G. Boussinot & A. Viardin
Towards a metadata scheme for the description of materials – the description of microstructures
Science and Technology of Advanced Materials 17:1(2016) 410-430
DOI:10.1080/14686996.2016.1194166

HDF5 dataset associated with this article: 201601081445_DM3D_template.h5