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Fracture Mechanics of Piezoelectric Materials
Authors: Q.H. QIN, Tianjin University, P.r. China
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Book Series Title
Advances in Damage Mechanics
"...perhaps the first extensive and detailed monograph on the subject...[with] many recent research results...well written and contains figures of high quality...strongly recommended for purchase by scientific libraries.”
A comprehensive treatment of crack problems arising in piezoelectric materials under coupled thermal, mechanical and electric loads, this volume summarizes the current state of practice and presents the most recent research outcomes. Emphasis is placed on fundamental concepts, the development of mathematical models and their computational approaches, while the mathematical models used are stated in a straightforward and self-contained manner to aid accessibility.
The book is a stimulating guide to a field that provides fascinating and technically important challenges to postgraduate students, research scientists and engineers.