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The Dynamic Response and Vibration of Functionally Graded Carbon Nanotube-Reinforced Composite (FG-CNTRC) Truncated Conical Shells Resting on Elastic Foundations

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Advanced Materials and Structures Laboratory, VNU-Hanoi, University of Engineering and Technology (UET-VNU), 144 Xuan Thuy, Cau Giay, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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National Research Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Sejong University, 209 Neungdong-ro, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul 05006, Korea
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Materials 2017, 10(10), 1194; https://doi.org/10.3390/ma10101194
Received: 30 August 2017 / Revised: 10 October 2017 / Accepted: 11 October 2017 / Published: 18 October 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Improving Performance of Nanocomposite Materials)
Based on the classical shell theory, the linear dynamic response of functionally graded carbon nanotube-reinforced composite (FG-CNTRC) truncated conical shells resting on elastic foundations subjected to dynamic loads is presented. The truncated conical shells are reinforced by single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) that vary according to the linear functions of the shell thickness. The motion equations are solved by the Galerkin method and the fourth-order Runge–Kutta method. In numerical results, the influences of geometrical parameters, elastic foundations, natural frequency parameters, and nanotube volume fraction of FG-CNTRC truncated conical shells are investigated. The proposed results are validated by comparing them with those of other authors. View Full-Text
Keywords: FG-CNTRC truncated conical shells; dynamic response and vibration; classical shell theory; elastic foundations FG-CNTRC truncated conical shells; dynamic response and vibration; classical shell theory; elastic foundations
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Nguyen Dinh, D.; Nguyen, P.D. The Dynamic Response and Vibration of Functionally Graded Carbon Nanotube-Reinforced Composite (FG-CNTRC) Truncated Conical Shells Resting on Elastic Foundations. Materials 2017, 10, 1194. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma10101194

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Nguyen Dinh D, Nguyen PD. The Dynamic Response and Vibration of Functionally Graded Carbon Nanotube-Reinforced Composite (FG-CNTRC) Truncated Conical Shells Resting on Elastic Foundations. Materials. 2017; 10(10):1194. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma10101194

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