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Materials - Mechanics | Theory of Electroelasticity

Theory of Electroelasticity

Kuang, Zhen-Bang

Jointly published with Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press, Shanghai

2014, IX, 431 p. 86 illus.

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  • Proposes a new principle: Physical variational principle and inertial entropy theory, using these principles derive governing equation
  • Tries to unify and modify the theoretical results of electroelastic and thermoelectroelastic analyses (stress, electric field, etc) published in literatures
  • Discusses the failure theory of electroelastic materials

Theory of Electroelasticity analyzes the stress, strain, electric field and electric displacement in electroelastic structures such as sensors, actuators and other smart materials and structures. This book also describes new theories such as the physical variational principle and the inertial entropy theory. It differs from the traditional method by using the physical variational principle to derive the governing equations of the piezoelectric material, whereas the Maxwell stress is obtained automatically. By using the inertial entropy theory, the temperature wave equation is obtained very easily.

The book is intended for scientists, researchers and engineers in the areas of mechanics, physics, smart material and control engineering as well as mechanical, aeronautical and civil engineering, etc.

Zhen-Bang Kuang is a professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Continuum Thermodynamics - Electroelastic Wave - Electroelastic and Thermoelectroelastic Analyses - Elliptic Inclusion and Crack - Failure Theory

Related subjects » Civil Engineering - Classical Continuum Physics - Control Engineering - Materials - Mechanics - Structural Materials

Table of contents 

Introduction Continuum Thermodynamics.- Physical variational Principle and Governing Equations.- Generalized two dimensional electroelastic problem.- Linear inclusion and related problems.- Some problems in more complex materials with deffects.- Electroelastic wave.- Three dimensional and applied electroelastic problem.- Failure theory in piezoelectric materials.

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Distribution rights in China mainland:Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press

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