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Title: A shape control model for piezo-elastic structures based on divergence free electric displacement
Authors: Kekana, Marino
Tabakov, Pavel Y. 
Walker, Mark 
Keywords: Piezo-elastic;Displacement;Structures
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Elsevier
Abstract: A model simulating the effects of the control potential on the static configuration of a piezo-elastic structure is presented. This model is centred on the electric displacement field, which is shown to be divergence free. Thus, the surface charge effect no control over the configuration of a piezo-elastic structure, save for the control potential derived through passive or active control. Results show that at zero gain the proposed model resembles a structure free from piezoelectric control. Thus, no fictituous stiffness is introduced as is the case with models presented in the literature.
Description: Originally published in: International journal of solids and structures, Vol. 40, No. 3, 2003.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10321/653
Rights: The electronic version of the article published in International Journal of Solids and Structures 2003, 40(3): 715-727 © 2003 copyright Elsevier. International Journal of Solids and Structures available online at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S002076830200611X
Appears in Collections:Research Publications (Engineering and Built Environment)

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