In this paper certain aspects of the dynamic behavior of a multilayered, composite plate with shape memory alloys (SMA) wires have been investigated. The influence of parameters such as the orientation and location of SMA wires, the orientation and relative volume fraction of reinforcing fibers, the thickness-to-length and length-to-width ratios, and different boundary conditions, on changes in the critical load, the natural frequencies and the modes of vibrations of the plate have all been studied and discussed in the paper. The use of two different techniques, generally known in the literature as the active property tuning and active strain energy tuning methods, has also been investigated. The results presented in this paper have been obtained by the use of the finite element method and a new finite element formulated for multilayered composite plates has been applied for this purpose.
Dynamics of Multilayered Composite Plates With Shape Memory Alloy Wires
Contributed by the Applied Mechanics Division of THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS for publication in the ASME JOURNAL OF APPLIED MECHANICS. Manuscript received by the ASME Applied Mechanics Division, Nov. 20, 2001; final revision, June 10, 2002. Associate Editor: N. C. Perkins. Discussion on the paper should be addressed to the Editor, Prof. Robert M. McMeeking, Department of Mechanical and Environmental Engineering, University of California–Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5070, and will be accepted until four months after final publication of the paper itself in the ASME JOURNAL OF APPLIED MECHANICS.
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Zak, A. J., Cartmell, M. P., and Ostachowicz, W. (June 11, 2003). "Dynamics of Multilayered Composite Plates With Shape Memory Alloy Wires ." ASME. J. Appl. Mech. May 2003; 70(3): 313–327. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.1546263
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