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Modeling of layerwise piezolaminated structures
Author(s): Cristovao M. Mota Soares; Carlos A. Mota Soares; Jose Eugeneo Semedo-Garcao; J. N. Reddy
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Paper Abstract

In the present work, a finite element model based on the layerwise theory of Reddy is developed for laminated plates including piezoelectric layers or patches. Several interpolation schemes are considered and the results achieved are discussed by comparison with 3D elasticity analytical solutions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 July 2002
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4701, Smart Structures and Materials 2002: Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, (15 July 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.474665
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Cristovao M. Mota Soares, Instituto Superior Tecnico (Portugal)
Carlos A. Mota Soares, Instituto Superior Tecnico (Portugal)
Jose Eugeneo Semedo-Garcao, Instituto Superior Tecnico (Portugal)
J. N. Reddy, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4701:
Smart Structures and Materials 2002: Smart Structures and Integrated Systems
L. Porter Davis, Editor(s)

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