Literature

  • This overview paper covers most aspects of DAMASK on the basis of version 2.0.2.

    Please always cite this paper when referring to DAMASK in your own work:

    F. Roters, M. Diehl, P. Shanthraj, P. Eisenlohr, C. Reuber, S. L. Wong, T. Maiti, A. Ebrahimi, T. Hochrainer, H.-O. Fabritius, S. Nikolov, M. Friák, N. Fujita, N. Grilli, K. G. F. Janssens, N. Jia, P. J. J. Kok, D. Ma, F. Meier, E. Werner, M. Stricker, D. Weygand, D. Raabe
    DAMASK — The Düsseldorf Advanced Material Simulation Kit for modeling multi-physics crystal plasticity, thermal, and damage phenomena from the single crystal up to the component scale
    Computational Materials Science 158 (2019), 420—478
    Online version (Open Access)


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  • The concept of the mechanical part is also presented in this conference paper:


    F. Roters, P. Eisenlohr, C. Kords, D.D. Tjahjanto, M. Diehl, D. Raabe
    DAMASK: the Düsseldorf Advanced MAterial Simulation Kit for studying crystal plasticity using an FE based or a spectral numerical solver
    IUTAM Symposium on Linking Scales in Computations: From Microstructure to Macro-scale Properties, Procedia IUTAM 3 (2012), 3—10
    Online version (Open Access)

  • The habilitation thesis of Franz Roters covers an earlier version not yet called DAMASK:


    F. Roters
    Advanced material models for the crystal plasticity finite element method: development of a general CPFEM framework
    Habilitationsschrift RWTH Aachen (2011), Fakultät für Georessourcen und Materialtechnik
    Download from the RWTH Aachen library server (Open Access)

  • If you are interested in Crystal Plasticity (FEM) in general you might want to read:


    F. Roters, P. Eisenlohr, L. Hantcherli, D.D. Tjahjanto, T.R. Bieler, D. Raabe
    Overview of constitutive laws, kinematics, homogenization and multiscale methods in crystal plasticity finite-element modeling: Theory, experiments, applications
    Acta Materialia 58 (2010), 1152—1211
    Online version


    F. Roters, P. Eisenlohr, T.R. Bieler, D. Raabe
    Crystal Plasticity Finite Element Methods in Materials Science and Engineering
    Wiley-VCH, 2010
    ISBN: 978-3-527-32447-7

  • Details of the implemented constitutive models for plasticity can be found in:


    A. Alankar, P. Eisenlohr, D. Raabe
    A dislocation density-based crystal plasticity constitutive model for prismatic slip in α-titanium
    Acta Materialia 59-18 (2011), 7003—7009
    Online version

    N. Jia, F. Roters, P. Eisenlohr, D. Raabe
    Non-crystallographic shear banding in crystal plasticity FEM simulations: Example of texture evolution in α-brass
    Acta Materialia 60-3 (2012), 1099—1115
    Online version


    C. Reuber, P. Eisenlohr, F. Roters, D. Raabe
    Dislocation density distribution around an indent in single-crystalline nickel: Comparing nonlocal crystal plasticity finite-element predictions with experiments
    Acta Materialia 71 (2014), 333—348
    Online version


    C. Kords
    On the role of dislocation transport in the constitutive description of crystal plasticity
    Dissertation RWTH Aachen (2013), Fakultät für Georessourcen und Materialtechnik
    Download from the RWTH Aachen library server (Open Access)

    D. Cereceda, M. Diehl, F. Roters, D. Raabe, J.M. Perlado, J. Marian
    Unraveling the temperature dependence of the yield strength in single-crystal tungsten using atomistically-informed crystal plasticity calculations
    International Journal of Plasticity 78 (2016), 242—265
    Online version


    D. Cereceda, M. Diehl, F. Roters, P. Shanthraj, D. Raabe, J.M. Perlado, J. Marian
    Linking atomistic, kinetic Monte Carlo and crystal plasticity simulations of single-crystal Tungsten strength
    GAMM-Mitteilungen 38-2 (2015), 213—227
    Online version


    S.L. Wong, M. Madivala, U. Prahl, F. Roters, D. Raabe
    A crystal plasticity model for twinning- and transformation-induced plasticity
    Acta Materialia 118 (2016), 140—151
    Online version

    T. Maiti, P. Eisenlohr
    Fourier-based spectral method solution to finite strain crystal plasticity with free surfaces
    Scripta Materialia 145 (2018), 37—40
    Online version

  • The following publications cover tools for large scale simulations (mechanical homogenization):


    P. Eisenlohr, F. Roters
    Selecting sets of discrete orientations for accurate texture reconstruction
    Computational Materials Science 42 (2008) 670—678
    Online version


    D.D. Tjahjanto, P. Eisenlohr, F. Roters
    A novel grain cluster-based homogenization scheme
    Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering 18 (2010) 015006
    Online version

  • The spectral solvers provided with DAMASK are explained in:


    P. Eisenlohr, M. Diehl, R.A. Lebensohn, F. Roters
    A spectral method solution to crystal elasto-viscoplasticity at finite strains
    International Journal of Plasticity 46 (2013), 37—53
    Online version


    P. Shanthraj, P. Eisenlohr, M. Diehl, F. Roters
    Numerically robust spectral methods for crystal plasticity simulations of heterogeneous materials
    International Journal of Plasticity 66 (2015), 31—45
    Online version


    P. Shanthraj, M. Diehl, P. Eisenlohr, F. Roters, D. Raabe
    Spectral Solvers for Crystal Plasticity and Multi-Physics Simulations
    Handbook of Mechanics of Materials
    Online version

  • Details of the models for damage and fracture are outlined in:


    P. Shanthraj, L. Sharma, B. Svendsen, F. Roters, D. Raabe
    A phase field model for damage in elasto-viscoplastic materials
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 312 (2016), 167—185
    Online version

    P. Shanthraj, B. Svendsen, L. Sharma, F. Roters, D. Raabe
    Elasto—viscoplastic phase field modelling of anisotropic cleavage fracture
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 99 (2017), 19—34
    Online version

  • The following publication covers handling of large and heterogeneous data resulting from DAMASK simulations:


    M. Diehl, P. Eisenlohr, C. Zhang, J. Nastola, P. Shanthraj, F. Roters
    A Flexible and Efficient Output File Format for Grain-Scale Multiphysics Simulations
    Integrating Materials and Manufacturing Innovation 6-1 (2017), 83—91
    Online version (Open Access)
    Via Springer Nature SharedIt initiative

  • These publications are (partly) based on simulations done with DAMASK.