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How to get to GPa?

  • Thread starter saray1360
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I have calculated the young modulus of a system by calculating the second derivate of the energy against the axial strain and then I devided the result on the volum.

The unit of the energy is eV and the volume is in angstrom^3. I want to calculate the young modulus in GPa, should I consider a coefficient? how could I get to GPa out of [eV/(angS^3)] ?



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convert to SI

Hi saray1360! :smile:

Pa is an SI unit, so you need to convert everything else to SI units first.

angstrom is easy :biggrin: … but eV is totally non-SI, so you'll need to find the factor to convert it to joules. :wink:

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