标题：Combining cellular automata and Monte Carlo algorithm to simulate three-dimensional grain growth
作者：Wang Wei; Chen Ju-hua; Guo Pei-quan; Zhao Ping
作者机构：School of Mechanical Engineering, Shandong University, Ji\'nan 250061, China;School of Mechanical Engineering, Ji\'nan University
会议名称：6th International Workshop on Advanced Intermetallic and Metallic Materials
会议日期：OCT 09-15, 2005
关键词：three-dimensional simulation;grain growth;cellular automata;Monte Carlo;metallurgy process
摘要：A 3-D simulation of grain growth was conducted by utilizing cellular automata (CA) and Monte Carlo (MC) algorithm. In the simulating procedure, the three-dimensional space is divided into a large number of 2-D isometric planes. Then, each of the planes is divided into identical square cells. Finally, the cellular automata and Monte Carlo algorithm are combined together to simulate the grain growth. Through an evolutionary simulation, the recrystallized microstructure, the grain growth rate and the grain size distribution are acceptably predicted. The simulation routine can be used to simulate the real physical-metallurgy processes and to predict quantitative dynamic information of the evolution of microstructure. Further more, the method is also useful for optimization of materials properties by controlling the microstructure evolution.