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Free vibration of functionally graded porous non-uniform thickness annular-nanoplates resting on elastic foundation using ES-MITC3 element


Quoc-Hoa Pham, Trung Thanh Tran, Van Ke Tran, Phu-Cuong Nguyen, Trung Nguyen-Thoi

Source title: 
Alexandria Engineering Journal, 61(3): 1788-1802, 2022 (ISI)
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In this paper, the free vibration of the functionally graded porous (FGP) non-uniform annular-nanoplates lying on Winkler foundation (WF) is studied by using the smoothed finite element method based on the first-order shear deformation theory (FSDT). The combination of the mixed interpolation of the tensorial components for the three-node triangular element (MITC3 element) and the edge-based smoothed finite element method (ES-FEM) creates the ES-MITC3 element. This element is employed to avoid the shear locking problem as well as to improve the accuracy of the original MITC3 element. The small-scale effect is considered based on the nonlocal theory. Applying Hamilton's principle, the governing equation of the FGP non-uniform thickness annular-nanoplate is derived. Material properties of the nanoplate are characterized by two parameters: power-law index (k) and maximum porosity distributions (Ω) in the forms of cosine functions. The results of the present work are compared with other published work to verify accuracy and reliability. Moreover, the effects of geometry parameters and material properties on the free vibration of FGP non-uniform annular-nanoplates are comprehensively investigated.