A Finite Element Adaptive Plate Model
A simple quadrilateral shell finite element has been formulated for the analysis of adaptive laminated composite plates. The finite element is quadrilateral in shape and has 4 nodal points with 24 degrees of freedom.
KeywordsCoefficient Ofthermal Expansion Piezoelectric Actuator Piezoelectric Layer Piezoelectric Bimorph Geometric Stiffness Matrix
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