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Peridynamic Mindlin Plate Formulation for Functionally Graded Materials

PeriDynamics Research Centre, Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering, University of Strathclyde, 100 Montrose Street, Glasgow G4 0LZ, UK
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J. Compos. Sci. 2020, 4(2), 76; https://doi.org/10.3390/jcs4020076
Received: 1 June 2020 / Revised: 14 June 2020 / Accepted: 16 June 2020 / Published: 19 June 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Feature Papers in Journal of Composites Science in 2020)
In this study, a new peridynamic Mindlin plate formulation is presented which is suitable for the analysis of functionally graded materials. The governing equations of peridynamic formulation are obtained by using Euler-Lagrange equations in conjunction with Taylor’s expansion. To validate the new formulation, three different numerical benchmark problems are considered for a Mindlin plate subjected to simply supported, fully clamped and mixed (clamped-simply supported) boundary conditions. Peridynamic results are compared against results from finite element analysis and a good agreement is observed between the two methods. View Full-Text
Keywords: peridynamics; Mindlin plate; functionally graded materials; non-local; transverse shear deformation peridynamics; Mindlin plate; functionally graded materials; non-local; transverse shear deformation
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Yang, Z.; Oterkus, E.; Oterkus, S. Peridynamic Mindlin Plate Formulation for Functionally Graded Materials. J. Compos. Sci. 2020, 4, 76.

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