Asymptotic Homogenization Applied to Flexoelectric Rods
AbstractIn this manuscript, the equilibrium problem for a flexoelectric one-dimensional composite material is studied. The two-scales asymptotic homogenization method is used to derive the homogenized formulation of this problem. The manuscript offers a step-by-step methodology to derive effective coefficients and to solve local problems. As an illustrative example, results reported in the literature for piezoelectric composites are obtained as a particular case of the formulation derived here. Finally, three flexoelectric/piezoelectric composites are studied to illustrate the influence of the flexoelectric property on the effective coefficients and the global behavior of the structure. View Full-Text
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Guinovart-Sanjuán, D.; Merodio, J.; López-Realpozo, J.C.; Vajravelu, K.; Rodríguez-Ramos, R.; Guinovart-Díaz, R.; Bravo-Castillero, J.; Sabina, F.J. Asymptotic Homogenization Applied to Flexoelectric Rods. Materials 2019, 12, 232.
Guinovart-Sanjuán D, Merodio J, López-Realpozo JC, Vajravelu K, Rodríguez-Ramos R, Guinovart-Díaz R, Bravo-Castillero J, Sabina FJ. Asymptotic Homogenization Applied to Flexoelectric Rods. Materials. 2019; 12(2):232.Chicago/Turabian Style
Guinovart-Sanjuán, David; Merodio, Jose; López-Realpozo, Juan C.; Vajravelu, Kuppalapalle; Rodríguez-Ramos, Reinaldo; Guinovart-Díaz, Raúl; Bravo-Castillero, Julián; Sabina, Federico J. 2019. "Asymptotic Homogenization Applied to Flexoelectric Rods." Materials 12, no. 2: 232.
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