Layerwise partial mixed finite element analysis of magneto-electro-elastic plates
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In this paper a partial mixed layerwise finite element model for adaptive plate structures is presented. Static analysis of magneto-electro-elastic laminated plate structures is considered. The mixed finite element formulation is obtained by considering a Reissner mixed variational principle. The mixed functional is formulated using transverse stresses, displacement components and electric and magnetic potentials as primary variables. The other fields are calculated by post-computation through constitutive equations. The numerical results obtained by the present model are in good agreement with available three-dimensional analytical solutions. © 2004 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
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Lage, R. G., Soares, C., Soares, C., & Reddy, J. N.