Plate and Panel Structures of Isotropic, Composite and Piezoelectric Materials, Including Sandwich Construction


ISBN: 978-1-4020-3110-6 (Print) 978-1-4020-3111-3 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Plates and Panels of Isotropic Materials

    1. Chapter

      Pages 1-9

      Equations of Linear Elasticity in Cartesian Coordinates

    2. Chapter

      Pages 11-28

      Derivation of the Governing Equations for Isotropic Rectangular Plates

    3. Chapter

      Pages 29-49

      Solutions to Problems of Isotropic Rectangular Plates

    4. Chapter

      Pages 51-65

      Thermal Stresses in Plates

    5. Chapter

      Pages 67-94

      Circular Isotropic Plates

    6. Chapter

      Pages 95-114

      Buckling of Isotropic Columns and Plates

    7. Chapter

      Pages 115-120

      Vibrations of Isotropic Beams and Plates

    8. Chapter

      Pages 121-141

      Theorem of Minimum Potential Energy, Hamilton’s Principle and Their Applications

    9. Chapter

      Pages 143-155

      Reissner’s Variational Theorem and Its Applications

  3. Plates and Panels of Composite Materials

    1. Chapter

      Pages 157-203

      Anisotropic Elasticity and Composite Laminate Theory

    2. Chapter

      Pages 205-245

      Plates and Panels of Composite Materials

    3. Chapter

      Pages 247-255

      Elastic Instability (Buckling) of Composite Plates

    4. Chapter

      Pages 257-269

      Linear and Nonlinear Vibration of Composite Plates

    5. Chapter

      Pages 271-294

      Energy Methods for Composite Material Structures

  4. Plates and Panels of Sandwich Construction

    1. Chapter

      Pages 295-303

      Governing Equations for Plates and Panels of Sandwich Construction

    2. Chapter

      Pages 305-343

      Elastic Instability (Buckling) of Sandwich Plates

    3. Chapter

      Pages 345-377

      Structural Optimization to Obtain Minimum Weight Sandwich Panels

  5. Plates Using Smart (Piezoelectric) Materials

    1. Chapter

      Pages 379-383

      Piezoelectric Materials

    2. Chapter

      Pages 385-388

      Piezoelectric Effects

    3. Chapter

      Pages 389-393

      Use of Minimum Potential Energy to Analyze a Piezoelectric Beam

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 395-424