Variational asymptotic micromechanics modeling of heterogeneous piezoelectric materials
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24 Jul 2017 | Contributor(s):: Tian Tang, Wenbin Yu
In this paper, a new micromechanics model is developed to predict the effective propertiesand local fields of heterogeneous piezoelectric materials using the variational asymptoticmethod for unit cell homogenization (VAMUCH), a recently developed micromechanicsmodeling technique. Starting from...
Variational Asymptotic Modeling of Composite Dimensionally Reducible Structures
23 Dec 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Wenbin Yu
Prof. Yu's PhD dissertation.
MSM Handout #2: Calculus of Variations
17 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Wenbin Yu
Basics of calculus of variations, ritz method, variational asymptotic method.
09 Nov 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Wenbin Yu
This is Prof. Yu's PhD dissertation. In this disseration, the variational asymptotic method has be used to provide a systematic, holistic, and rigorous approach to construct efficient yet accurate models for composite beams, plates, and shells.