Nonlinear electroelasticity

Dorfmann, A. and Ogden, R.W. (2005) Nonlinear electroelasticity. Acta Mechanica, 174(3-4), pp. 167-183. (doi:10.1007/s00707-004-0202-2)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00707-004-0202-2

Abstract

Electro-sensitive (ES) elastomers are "smart materials" whose mechanical properties may be changed significantly by the application of an electric field. In this paper, we provide a theoretical basis for the characterization of the nonlinear electroelastic properties of these materials. The theory is then applied to some simple prototype boundary-value problems in order to illustrate the effect of an electric field on the mechanical response.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Ogden, Professor Raymond
Authors: Dorfmann, A., and Ogden, R.W.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Mathematics and Statistics > Mathematics
Journal Name:Acta Mechanica
ISSN:0001-5970
ISSN (Online):1619-6937

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