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Applications of ATILA FEM Software to Smart Materials. Woodhead Publishing Series in Electronic and Optical Materials - Product Image

Applications of ATILA FEM Software to Smart Materials. Woodhead Publishing Series in Electronic and Optical Materials

  • Published: November 2012
  • 400 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology

ATILA Finite Element Method (FEM) software facilitates the modelling and analysis of applications using piezoelectric, magnetostrictor and shape memory materials. It allows entire designs to be constructed, refined and optimized before production begins. Through a range of instructive case studies, Applications of ATILA FEM software to smart materials provides an indispensable guide to the use of this software in the design of effective products.

Part one provides an introduction to ATILA FEM software, beginning with an overview of the software code. New capabilities and loss integration are discussed, before part two goes on to present case studies of finite element modelling using ATILA. The use of ATILA in finite element analysis, piezoelectric polarization, time domain analysis of piezoelectric devices and the design of ultrasonic motors is considered, before piezo-composite and photonic crystal applications are reviewed. The behaviour of piezoelectric single crystals for sonar and thermal analysis in piezoelectric and magnetostrictive materials is also discussed, before a final reflection on the use of ATILA in modelling the damping of piezoelectric structures and the behaviour READ MORE >

Part 1 Introduction to the ATILA finite element method (FEM) software: Overview of the ATILA finite element method (FEM) software code
The capabilities of the new version of ATILA
Loss integration in ATILA software. Part 2 Case studies of finite element modeling using ATILA: Finite element analysis of flexural vibration of orthogonally stiffened cylindrical shells with ATILA
Utilization of piezoelectric polarization in ATILA: Usual to original
Time domain analysis of piezoelectric devices with the transient module in ATILA
Designing ultrasonic motors (USM) with ATILA
Piezo-composite applications of ATILA
Photonic crystal applications of ATILA
Studying the behaviour of piezoelectric single crystals for sonar using ATILA
Thermal analysis in piezoelectric and magnetostrictive materials using ATILA
Modelling the damping of piezoelectric structures with ATILA
Modelling the behaviour of single crystal devices with ATILA: The effect of the temperature and the stress on a single crystal bar, tonpilz and sphere submitted to a harmonic analysis.

Uchino, K
Kenji Uchino is Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University, USA, and is currently working as Associate Director of the US Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global - Asia. A pioneer in piezoelectric actuators, he is Director of the International Center for Actuators and Transducers, and is also the founder, Senior VP and CTO of the company Micromechatronics.
Debus, J-C
Professor Jean-Claude Debus is the Acoustics Department Director at the Institut Supérieur de l'Electronique et du Numérique, France. Both Professor Uchino and Professor Debus are internationally-renowned for their research in electronics.

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