Nonlinear Dynamic FE Simulation of Smart Piezolaminated Structures Based on First- and Third-Order Transverse Shear Deformation Theory

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This paper deals with nonlinear finite element analysis of smart structures with integrated piezoelectric layers. Two geometrically nonlinear finite plate elements incorporating piezoelectric layers are applied based either on first- or third-order transverse shear deformation theory. Nonlinear strain-displacement relations are used that are valid for small strains and moderate rotations. Numerical tests are performed for the time histories of the tip displacement and sensor output voltage of a thin beam with a piezoelectric patch bonded to the surface.

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 79-82)

Edited by:

Yansheng Yin and Xin Wang

Pages:

1313-1316

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.79-82.1313

Citation:

R. Schmidt and T. D. Vu, "Nonlinear Dynamic FE Simulation of Smart Piezolaminated Structures Based on First- and Third-Order Transverse Shear Deformation Theory", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 79-82, pp. 1313-1316, 2009

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August 2009

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