Buckling and post-buckling analyses of size-dependent piezoelectric nanoplates

Liu, C, Ke, L, Yang, J, Kitipornchai, S and Wang, Y 2016, 'Buckling and post-buckling analyses of size-dependent piezoelectric nanoplates', Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letters, vol. 6, no. 6, pp. 253-267.


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Title Buckling and post-buckling analyses of size-dependent piezoelectric nanoplates
Author(s) Liu, C
Ke, L
Yang, J
Kitipornchai, S
Wang, Y
Year 2016
Journal name Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letters
Volume number 6
Issue number 6
Start page 253
End page 267
Total pages 15
Publisher Elsevier
Abstract This paper attempts to investigate the buckling and post-buckling behaviors of piezoelectric nanoplate based on the nonlocal Mindlin plate model and von Karman geometric nonlinearity. An external electric voltage and a uniform temperature rise are applied on the piezoelectric nanoplate. Both the uniaxial and biaxial mechanical compression forces will be considered in the buckling and post-buckling analysis. By substituting the energy functions into the equation of the minimum total potential energy principle, the governing equations are derived directly, and then discretized through the differential quadrature (DQ) method. The buckling and post-buckling responses of piezoelectric nanoplates are calculated by employing a direct iterative method under different boundary conditions. The numerical results are presented to show the influences of different factors including the nonlocal parameter, electric voltage, and temperature rise on the buckling and post-buckling responses.
Subject Solid Mechanics
Keyword(s) Buckling
Nonlocal theory
Piezoelectric nanoplates
Post-buckling
Size effect
DOI - identifier 10.1016/j.taml.2016.10.003
Copyright notice © 2016 The Author(s). Published by Elsevier Ltd on behalf of The Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. This is an open access article under the
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