Development of Finite Element Techniques for Three-Dimensional Analyses of Thermo-Piezoelectric Materials

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Fulin Shang, Meinhard Kuna, Matthias Scherzer

TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Institut für Mechanik und Fluiddynamik, Lampadiustrasse 4, D-09596 Freiberg, Germany

J. Eng. Mater. Technol 125(1), 18-21 (Dec 31, 2002) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1526128 History: Received October 10, 2001; Revised March 07, 2002; Online December 31, 2002
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The flowchart of calculating external forces
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Laminate configuration of the benchmark problem
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The steady-state temperature distribution at [0.5b,z*]
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Non-dimensional transverse deflection w*[0.5b,z*]
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The electric potential at [y*,−0.5t]
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Electric potential difference between thermo-piezoelectric and piezoelectric analyses at [y*,−0.5t]



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