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By Prof. Shaofan Li, Prof. Bohua Sun (auth.)

"Advances in smooth subject Mechanics" is a compilation and choice of modern works in delicate topic mechanics via a bunch of energetic researchers within the box. the most pursuits of this e-book are first to disseminate the newest advancements in gentle topic mechanics within the box of utilized and computational mechanics, and moment to introduce tender topic mechanics as a sub-discipline of soppy subject physics. As a big department of sentimental subject physics, gentle subject mechanics has constructed swiftly lately. some of the novel methods mentioned during this publication are designated, corresponding to the coarse grained finite aspect strategy for modeling colloidal adhesion, entropic elasticity, meshfree simulations of liquid crystal elastomers, simulations of DNA, and so forth. The publication is meant for researchers and graduate scholars within the box of mechanics, condensed topic physics and biomaterials.

Dr. Shaofan Li is a professor of the collage of California-Berkeley, U.S.A; Dr. Bohua solar is a professor of Cape Peninsula college of know-how, South Africa.

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The lower constant and higher mass of the superatoms yield a significant decrease in the frequency of the bond allowing a larger stable time step in time evolution calculation. 23 compares the bond angle distributions obtained from atomistic and coarse-grained models. It is shown that the coarse-grained model obtained from multiscale wavelet project method adequately represents the gross response of the fine-scale atomistic model. Fig. 23 Bond angle distribution functions obtained for the DNA molecule with the atomistic and coarse-grained simulations.

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Coli. This model has been applied to multiscale studies of protein-DNA complexes[48] . The self-contact has also been considered in modeling the supercoiled DNA molecule[49-51] . 2 Finite element (FE) analysis of DNAs The finite element method was first introduced in the analysis of DNA supercoiling by Yang et al. in 1993 [52] based on the Kirchhoff’s rod theory. In their approach, in addition to the strain energy and external work defined in Eqs. 32) Sa where Sa and Sb are the arc-lengths at the beginning and the end of one contact segment which defines the contact zone, Ld is the arc-length between two contacting points, λ(S) is the Lagrange multiplier, and rd (S) is the gap function.

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