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Structural Engineering and Mechanics
  Volume 50, Number 3, May10 2014 , pages 403-417

Generalized shear deformation theory for thermo elastic analyses of the Functionally Graded Cylindrical shells
M. Arefi

    The present paper addresses a general formulation for the thermo elastic analysis of a functionally graded cylindrical shell subjected to external loads. The shear deformation theory and energy method is employed for this purpose. This method presents the final relations by using a set of second order differential equations in terms of integral of material properties along the thickness direction. The proposed formulation can be considered for every distribution of material properties, whether functional or non functional. The obtained formulation can be used for manufactured materials or structures with numerical distribution of material properties which are obtained by using the experiments. The governing differential equation is applied for two well-known functionalities and some previous results are corrected with present true results.
Key Words
    shear deformation theory; thermo elastic; shell; temperature; cylinder; energy
M. Arefi : Department of Solid Mechanic, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kashan, Kashan 87317-51167, Iran

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