Dynamic Crack Analysis in Functionally Graded Piezoelectric Solids by Meshless Local Petrov-Galerkin Method


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In the present paper, the meshless local Petrov-Galerkin (MLPG) method is extended to two-dimensional (2-D) continuously nonhomogeneous piezoelectric solids with cracks under dynamic loading conditions. To eliminate the time-dependence, the Laplace-transform technique is applied to the governing partial differential equations which are satisfied in the Laplace-transformed domain in a weak-form on small fictitious subdomains. A meshless approximation is used for spatial variations of the displacements and the electric potential.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 348-349)

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J. Alfaiate, M.H. Aliabadi, M. Guagliano and L. Susmel




J. Sladek et al., "Dynamic Crack Analysis in Functionally Graded Piezoelectric Solids by Meshless Local Petrov-Galerkin Method", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 348-349, pp. 149-152, 2007

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September 2007




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