Chapter 6. Introductory Concepts in Modeling

  1. Vijay K. Varadan Chair Professor Director editor Editor-in-Chief Associate Editor1,
  2. K. J. Vinoy M.Tech, Ph.D. Assistant Professor research assistant2 and
  3. S. Gopalakrishnan Master's Degree in Engineering Mechanics, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Associate Professor Fellow2

Published Online: 19 OCT 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470093633.ch6

Smart Material Systems and MEMS: Design and Development Methodologies

Smart Material Systems and MEMS: Design and Development Methodologies

How to Cite

Varadan, V. K., Vinoy, K. J. and Gopalakrishnan, S. (2006) Introductory Concepts in Modeling, in Smart Material Systems and MEMS: Design and Development Methodologies, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470093633.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Arkansas, USA

  2. 2

    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 OCT 2006
  2. Published Print: 1 SEP 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470093610

Online ISBN: 9780470093634

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Keywords:

  • Finite Element Method (FEM);
  • Hookean Elastic Solid and Principle of Virtual Work method;
  • Green's elastic solid;
  • introductory modeling concepts;
  • laminated composite theory;
  • Classical Lamination Theory (CLT);
  • Frequency Response Function (FRF);
  • sensing law and structural health monitoring (SHM) applications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction to the theory of elasticity

  • Theory of laminated composites

  • Introduction to wave propagation in structures

  • References