Characterisation of force-deflection behaviour of piezoelectrically actuated bistable composite laminate under two-axis constraint.

Peter Giddings, Christopher Bowen, H Alicia Kim

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1 Citation (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages380-385
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2008
Event3rd International Conference on Smart Materials, Structures and Systems - Emboding Intelligence in Structures and Integrated Systems, CIMTEC 2008 - Sicily, Italy
Duration: 8 Jun 200813 Jun 2008

Conference

Conference3rd International Conference on Smart Materials, Structures and Systems - Emboding Intelligence in Structures and Integrated Systems, CIMTEC 2008
CountryItaly
CitySicily
Period8/06/0813/06/08

Keywords

  • Curvature variations
  • Characterisation
  • Carbon fibre composites
  • Piezoelectric
  • Fibre actuators
  • Load deflections
  • Snap-through
  • Two-axis
  • Laminate stiffness
  • Single-axis
  • Bi-stable composites
  • Bistable
  • Composite

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Giddings, P., Bowen, C., & Kim, H. A. (2008). Characterisation of force-deflection behaviour of piezoelectrically actuated bistable composite laminate under two-axis constraint.. 380-385. Paper presented at 3rd International Conference on Smart Materials, Structures and Systems - Emboding Intelligence in Structures and Integrated Systems, CIMTEC 2008, Sicily, Italy.