Introduction to Piezoelectricity

  • Qing-Hua Qin


This chapter provides a basic introduction to piezoelectricity. It begins with a discussion of background and applications of piezoelectric materials. We then present the linear theory of piezoelectricity, functionally graded piezoelectric materials(FGPM), and fundamental knowledge of fibrous piezoelectric composites(FPC).


Piezoelectric Material Barium Titanate Smoke Alarm Interdigitated Electrode Electric Boundary Condition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Qing-Hua Qin
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  1. 1.Research School of EngineeringAustralian National UniversityCanberraAustralia

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