Reference : NURBS-based finite element analysis of functionally graded plates: Static bending, vi...
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http://hdl.handle.net/10993/13772
NURBS-based finite element analysis of functionally graded plates: Static bending, vibration, buckling and flutter
English
Valizadeh, N mailto [Bauhaus-Universität Weimar > Institute of Structural Mechanics]
Natarajan, Sundarajan mailto [The University of New South Wales > School of Civil and Environmental Engineering]
González-Estrada, Octavio Andrés mailto [Cardiff University > Institute of Mechanics and Advanced Materials]
Rabczuk, Timon mailto [Bauhaus-Universität Weimar > Institute of Structural Mechanics]
Bui, Tinh Quoc mailto [University of Siegen > Department of Civil Engineering]
Bordas, Stéphane mailto [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication (FSTC) > Engineering Research Unit >]
May-2013
Composite Structures
99
309-326
Yes (verified by ORBilu)
International
0263-8223
[en] IGA ; functionally graded ; FEM
[en] In this paper, a non-uniform rational B-spline based iso-geometric finite element method is used to study the static and dynamic characteristics of functionally graded material (FGM) plates. The material properties are assumed to be graded only in the thickness direction and the effective properties are computed either using the rule of mixtures or by Mori–Tanaka homogenization scheme. The plate kinematics is based on the first order shear deformation plate theory (FSDT). The shear correction factors are evaluated employing the energy equivalence principle and a simple modification to the shear correction factor is presented to alleviate shear locking. Static bending, mechanical and thermal buckling, linear free flexural vibration and supersonic flutter analysis of FGM plates are numerically studied. The accuracy of the present formulation is validated against available three-dimensional solutions. A detailed numerical study is carried out to examine the influence of the gradient index, the plate aspect ratio and the plate thickness on the global response of functionally graded material plates.
Institute of Mechanics and Advanced Materials
EPSRC EP/G042705/1
Researchers ; Professionals ; Students
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/13772
10.1016/j.compstruct.2012.11.008
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2012.11.008
Published in Composite Structures

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