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Aerothermoelastic Behaviors of Functionally Graded Panel Structures

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The static and dynamic behavior of FGM panels depends on their material, geometrical, and structural properties. In this section, examples for a wide range of nondimensional aerodynamic pressure and panel curvature in conjunction with selected values of temperature fields through the thickness and several panel volume fraction indexes are presented. The transient solutions are discarded in calculations and steady-state data are used to distinguish panel dynamic behavior. The variation of volume fraction index makes different types of motions including divergence, limit cycle oscillation (LCO), and periodic and chaotic motions possible.

Static Behavior of FGM Panels: Thermal Divergence

The effect of the aspect ratio, the relative thickness, in conjunction with the steady aerodynamic pressure and the volume fraction index of FGMs on thermal divergence of supersonic panels is presented in [1]. A few characteristic results are presented here. For...

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Marzocca, P., Fazelzadeh, S.A., Hosseini, M. (2014). Aerothermoelastic Behaviors of Functionally Graded Panel Structures. In: Hetnarski, R.B. (eds) Encyclopedia of Thermal Stresses. Springer, Dordrecht.

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