Theory of Electroelasticity, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3642362915
  • ISBN-13: 9783642362910
  • DDC: 537.2446
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 431 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Preliminary Knowledge and Continuum Thermodynamics.
2: Physical Variational Principle and Governing Equations.
3: Generalized Two-Dimensional Electroelastic Problem.
4: Linear Inclusion and Related Problems.
5: Some Problems in More Complex Materials with Defects.
6: Electroelastic Wave.
7: Three-Dimensional and Applied Electroelastic Problems.
8: Failure Theories of Piezoelectric Materials.