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Fracture Mechanics of Piezoelectric and Ferroelectric Solids

Fang, Daining, Liu, Jinxi

Jointly published with Tsinghua University Press

2014, XX, 417 p.

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  • Gives detailed mathematical descriptions in a systematic way
  • Provides many numerical results, focusing on advances in the last five years

Fracture Mechanics of Piezoelectric and Ferroelectric Solids presents a systematic and comprehensive coverage of the fracture mechanics of piezoelectric/ferroelectric materials, which includes the theoretical analysis, numerical computations and experimental observations. The main emphasis is placed on the mechanics description of various crack problems such static, dynamic and interface fractures as well as the physical explanations for the mechanism of electrically induced fracture.

The book is intended for postgraduate students, researchers and engineers in the fields of solid mechanics, applied physics, material science and mechanical engineering.

Dr. Daining Fang is a professor at the School of Aerospace, Tsinghua University, China; Dr. Jinxi Liu is a professor at the Department of Engineering Mechanics, Shijiazhuang Railway Institute, China.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Electrically induced fracture - Electromechanical coupling - Ferroelectric materials - Fracture mechanics - Piezoelectric materials - TUP

Related subjects » Characterization & Evaluation of Materials - Mechanical Engineering - Mechanics

Table of contents 

Introduction.- Physical and Material Properties of Dielectrics.- Fracture of Piezoelectric/Ferroelectric Materials-Experiments and Results.- Basic Equations of Piezoelectric Materials.- General Solutions to Electromechanical Coupling Problems of Piezoelectric Materials.- Fracture Mechanics of Homogeneous Piezoelectric Materials.- Interface Fracture Mechanics of Piezoelectric Materials.- Dynamic Fracture Mechanics of Piezoelectric Materials.- Nonlinear Fracture Mechanics of Ferroelectric Materials.- Fracture Criteria.- Electroelastic Concentrations Induced by Electrodes in Piezoelectric Materials.- Electric-Induced Fatigue Fracture.- Numerical Method for Analyzing Fracture of Piezoelectric and Ferroelectric Materials.

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Distribution rights in China: Tsinghua University Press.

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