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

Liu, Chen, Ke, Liao-Liang, Yang, Jie, Kitipornchai, Sritawat and Wang, Yue-Sheng (2016) Buckling and post-buckling analyses of size-dependent piezoelectric nanoplates. Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letters, 6 6: 253-267. doi:10.1016/j.taml.2016.10.003


Author Liu, Chen
Ke, Liao-Liang
Yang, Jie
Kitipornchai, Sritawat
Wang, Yue-Sheng
Title Buckling and post-buckling analyses of size-dependent piezoelectric nanoplates
Journal name Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letters   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 2095-0349
Publication date 2016-11-15
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.taml.2016.10.003
Open Access Status DOI
Volume 6
Issue 6
Start page 253
End page 267
Total pages 15
Place of publication Melville, NY, United States
Publisher A I P Publishing
Language eng
Subject 2206 Computational Mechanics
2305 Environmental Engineering
2205 Civil and Structural Engineering
2204 Biomedical Engineering
2202 Aerospace Engineering
2212 Ocean Engineering
2211 Mechanics of Materials
2210 Mechanical Engineering
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.
Keyword Piezoelectric nanoplates
Buckling
Post-buckling
Nonlocal theory
Size effect
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Grant ID 11322218 | 11272040
Institutional Status UQ

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