Fundamentals of Modeling for Metals Processing
The misorientation of a boundary of a growing grain is defined not only by its crystallography but also by the crystallography of the grain into which it is growing. This article focuses on the Monte Carlo Potts model that is typically used to model grain growth, Zener-Smith pinning, abnormal grain growth, and recrystallization. It introduces the basics of the model, providing details of the dynamics, simulation variables, boundary energy, boundary mobility, pinning systems, and stored energy. The article explains how to incorporate experimental parameters and how to validate the model by comparing the observed behavior quantitatively with theory. The...
Mark Miodownik, Monte Carlo Models for Grain Growth and Recrystallization, Fundamentals of Modeling for Metals Processing, Vol 22A, ASM Handbook, Edited By D.U. Furrer, S.L. Semiatin, ASM International, 2009, p 267–281, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.hb.v22a.a0005428
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