Homogenization of Piezoelectric Composites with Internal Structure and Inhomogeneous Polarization in ACELAN-COMPOS Finite Element Package

  • T. E. Gerasimenko
  • N. V. Kurbatova
  • D. K. Nadolin
  • A. V. NasedkinEmail author
  • A. A. Nasedkina
  • P. A. Oganesyan
  • A. S. Skaliukh
  • A. N. Soloviev
Part of the Advanced Structured Materials book series (STRUCTMAT, volume 109)


The paper presents the current version of the finite element package ACELAN-COMPOS with the focus on its capabilities for solving the homogenization problems for piezoelectric composites with inhomogeneous polarization of piezoceramic phase. We describe the basic version of the effective moduli method, as well as the simplified theoretical approaches for taking into account the inhomogeneous polarization in the finite element solution of the homogenization problems. We provide the brief description of the main features of the ACELAN-COMPOS package, which we use for solving the described problems. The results of the numerical solution of the homogenization problems for porous piezoceramic composites demonstrate the importance of taking into account the inhomogeneous polarization field for the effective moduli determination.



The authors are grateful for the support of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, project No. 9.1001.2017/4.6.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. E. Gerasimenko
    • 1
  • N. V. Kurbatova
    • 1
  • D. K. Nadolin
    • 1
  • A. V. Nasedkin
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. A. Nasedkina
    • 1
  • P. A. Oganesyan
    • 1
  • A. S. Skaliukh
    • 1
  • A. N. Soloviev
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Mathematics, Mechanics and Computer ScienceSouthern Federal UniversityRostov-on-DonRussia
  2. 2.Department of Theoretical and Applied MechanicsDon State Technical UniversityRostov-on-DonRussia

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