What are the main mathematical approaches to materials modeling? This can include both analytical (closed-form) and numerical techniques.

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    $\begingroup$ Same comment as your other post. This runs the risk of turning into an ever changing long list. You want to narrow this down to a narrower, more specific subset of materials modelling. For example, mathematical techniques used in modeling surface binding with molecular mechanics or charge transfer with DFT or something more of specific interest to you. $\endgroup$
    – Tyberius
    Apr 28 '20 at 20:55
  • $\begingroup$ For the most part I agree with @Tyberius on this one. I do note that it is possible for questions like these to be very successful though: quantumcomputing.stackexchange.com/questions/74/…. So perhaps this question can be saved with a bit more detail. $\endgroup$ Apr 28 '20 at 21:06
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    $\begingroup$ Here is another example of a great "list" answer: quantumcomputing.stackexchange.com/a/1524/2293 $\endgroup$ Apr 28 '20 at 21:11
  • $\begingroup$ Perhaps you could narrow down the scope of the question to a specific length & time scale (e.g. ab-initio techniques, classical molecular dynamics, or continuum-based approaches, etc.) or to a specific domain (e.g. batteries, catalysts, structural alloys, electronic materials, etc.) $\endgroup$ Apr 29 '20 at 5:20