Shape control in composite laminates using piezoelectric actuators considering thermal deformation

Bai, Ruixiang, Chen, Haoran, Wang, Qi, & Yan, Cheng (2008) Shape control in composite laminates using piezoelectric actuators considering thermal deformation. Advanced Materials Research, 32, pp. 125-130.

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Abstract

Based on the first order shear deformation plate theory, a numerical analysis model of composite laminated plates with distributed PZT actuators under thermal load was established, and the corresponding formulae of finite element method were present considering the effect of adhesive layer between PZT actuator and plate. Considering a two ends simply supported plate, the thermal deformation of the plates induced by different temperatures on the upper and lower surfaces and the thermal deformation compensation for the plates using PZT actuators were studied respectively, then the optimization of voltages applied to each actuator was discussed.

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ID Code: 18644
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: thermal deformation, composite laminates, actuator, finite element method
DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.32.125
ISSN: 1022-6680
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Trans Tech Publications
Deposited On: 11 Mar 2009 23:03
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:47

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