Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica

, Volume 20, Issue 2, pp 95–102 | Cite as

Three-dimensional analysis of functionally graded plate based on the Haar wavelet method

  • Chun Zhang
  • Zheng Zhong


A three-dimensional analysis of a simply-supported functionally graded rectangular plate with an arbitrary distribution of material properties is made using a simple and effective method based on the Haar wavelet. With good features in treating singularities, Haar series solution converges rapidly for arbitrary distributions, especially for the case where the material properties change rapidly in some regions. Through numerical examples the influences of the ratio of material constants on the top and bottom surfaces and different material gradient distributions on the structural response of the plate to mechanical stimuli are studied.

Key words

functionally graded material rectangular plate Haar wavelet three-dimensional analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chun Zhang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Zheng Zhong
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Aerospace Engineering and Applied mechanicsTongji UniversityShanghaiChina
  2. 2.School of Civil Engineering and ArchitectureNanchang UniversityNanchangChina

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