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N. Ganesan

Bio: N. Ganesan is an academic researcher from Indian Institute of Technology Madras. The author has contributed to research in topics: Finite element method & Vibration. The author has an hindex of 22, co-authored 111 publications receiving 1772 citations.


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TL;DR: In this article, Chen et al. derived a finite element model based on constitutive equation of piezomagnetic material accounting for coupling between elasticity, electric and magnetic effect, and modeled the finite element with displacement components, electric potential and magnetic potential as nodal degree of freedom.

144 citations

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TL;DR: In this article, free vibration studies on Functionally Graded Materials (FGM) magneto-electro-elastic cylindrical shells have been carried out, where a series solution is assumed in circumferential and axial direction such that the three-dimensional character of the solution is preserved.

127 citations

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TL;DR: In this paper, the buckling and vibration behavior of a functionally graded material (FGM) sandwich beam having constrained viscoelastic layer (VEL) is studied in thermal environment by using finite element formulation.

122 citations

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TL;DR: In this paper, free vibration studies on functionally graded, anisotropic and linear magneto-electro-elastic plates have been carried out by semi-analytical finite element method.

87 citations

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TL;DR: In this article, a general finite element based on a first-order deformation theory is developed to study the free vibration characteristics of laminated composite beams, which accounts for bi-axial bending as well as torsion.

49 citations


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TL;DR: Diverse areas relevant to various aspects of theory and applications of FGM include homogenization of particulate FGM, heat transfer issues, stress, stability and dynamic analyses, testing, manufacturing and design, applications, and fracture.
Abstract: This paper presents a review of the principal developments in functionally graded materials (FGMs) with an emphasis on the recent work published since 2000. Diverse areas relevant to various aspects of theory and applications of FGM are reflected in this paper. They include homogenization of particulate FGM, heat transfer issues, stress, stability and dynamic analyses, testing, manufacturing and design, applications, and fracture. The critical areas where further research is needed for a successful implementation of FGM in design are outlined in the conclusions. DOI: 10.1115/1.2777164

1,008 citations

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TL;DR: A review of the reported studies in the area of thermo-elastic and vibration analyses of functionally graded (FG) plates with an emphasis on the recent works published since 1998 is presented in this paper.

695 citations

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TL;DR: A review of the state-of-the-art in the area of dynamic analysis of composite shells can be found in this article, where the main aim is to provide a broad perspective of the current state of the art in this field.

364 citations

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TL;DR: A critical review of literature on bending, buckling and free vibration analysis of shear deformable isotropic, laminated composite and sandwich beams based on equivalent single layer theories, layerwise theories, zig-zag theories and exact elasticity solution is presented in this paper.

327 citations

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TL;DR: In this paper, an efficient and simple refined shear deformation theory is presented for the vibration and buckling of exponentially graded material sandwich plate resting on elastic foundations under various boundary conditions.
Abstract: In this paper, an efficient and simple refined shear deformation theory is presented for the vibration and buckling of exponentially graded material sandwich plate resting on elastic foundations under various boundary conditions. The displacement field of the present theory is chosen based on nonlinear variations in the in-plane displacements through the thickness of the plate. By dividing the transverse displacement into the bending and shear parts and making further assumptions, the number of unknowns and equations of motion of the present theory is reduced and hence makes them simple to use. Equations of motion are derived from Hamilton’s principle. Numerical results for the natural frequencies and critical buckling loads of several types of symmetric exponentially graded material sandwich plates are presented. The accuracy of the present theory is verified by comparing the obtained results with solutions available in the literature. Numerical results show that the present theory can archive accuracy c...

322 citations