Piezoelectric Devices

  • Jiashi Yang
Part of the Advances in Mechanics and Mathematics book series (AMMA, volume 9)


This chapter presents theoretical analyses on a few piezoelectric devices. Sections 8.1 through 8.3 are based on the exact theory of linear piezoelectricity. In particular, Sect. 8.2 is an antiplane problem for which the notation of Section 2.9 is followed. Sections 8.4 and 8.5 employ approximate one-dimensional equations for thin rods. Sections 8.6 and 8.7 are on elastic rods and beams with piezoelectric elements in extension and bending, respectively.


Generator Transducer Transformer Gyroscope Actuator 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiashi Yang
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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical and Materials EngineeringUniversity of Nebraska-LincolnLincolnUSA

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