Bending Analysis of Piezoelectric Laminates

  • M. H. Zhao
  • C. F. Qian
  • S. W. R. Lee
  • P. Tong
  • T. Y. Zhang
Conference paper
Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 89)


Due to excellent characteristics of piezoelectricity, actuators and sensors made of piezoelectric materials are widely used in smart structures and systems. One kind of smart structures and systems is of multilayer plates which take advantages of the integrated properties of each layer [1,2]. Therefore, analysis of a piezoelectric laminated plate is of theoretical significance and engineering importance and thus attracts many researchers [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8].


Electric Field Strength Laminate Plate Piezoelectric Layer Sandwich Plate Smart Structure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. H. Zhao
    • 1
  • C. F. Qian
    • 1
  • S. W. R. Lee
    • 1
  • P. Tong
    • 1
  • T. Y. Zhang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringHong Kong University of Science and TechnologyKowloonHong Kong, China

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