[Pw_forum] About Elastic Constants ?

Michael Mehl Michael.Mehl at nrl.navy.mil
Wed May 9 16:14:06 CEST 2012

A shameless plug.  The URL is to a preprint, but I'd appreciate the full 
reference being used in your papers :-)

   author =       {M. J. Mehl and B. M. Klein and D. A. 
   title =        {First-Principles Calculation of Elastic Properties},
   booktitle =    {Intermetallic Compounds - Principles and Practice},
   pages =        {195-210},
   publisher =    {John Wiley and Sons},
   year =         1994,
   editor =       {J. H. Westbrook and R. L. Fleischer},
   volume =       1,
   chapter =      9,
   address =      {London},
   url =          

On 05/09/2012 08:54 AM, zafar rasheed wrote:
> Dear All
> I want to calculate elastic constants C11, C12, and other elastic 
> constants. I got a link
> http://www.tfkp.physik.uni-erlangen.de/~oli/physics/downloads/elasthowto.pdf
> But unfortunately I can not found this file. If any body have this 
> file or related material about "How to calculate Elastic constants" 
> then please help me by sending this file or any other material.
> Best Regards
> Muhammad Zafar
> PhD Scholar
> Department of Physics
> The Islamia University of Bahawalpur,Pakistan
Michael J. Mehl
Head, Center for Computational Materials Science
Naval Research Laboratory Code 6390
Washington DC

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