Publications on Smart Structures/ Piezoelectricity

  1. J. S. Yang and R. C. Batra, Free Vibrations of a Piezoelectric BodyJ. Elasticity34, 239-254, 1994.
  2. J. S. Yang and R. C. Batra, A Theory of Electroded Thin Thermopiezoelectric Plates Subject to Large Driving VoltagesJ. Appl. Physics76, 5411-5417, 1994.
  3. J. S. Yang, R. C. Batra and X. Q. Liang, The Cylindrical Bending Vibrations of a Laminated Elastic Plate due to Piezoelectric ActuatorsSmart Materials and Structures,3, 485-493, 1994.
  4. J. S. Yang and R. C. Batra, A Second-Order Theory of Piezoelectric MaterialsJ. Acoustic Soc. America97, 280-288, 1995.
  5. J. S. Yang and R. C. Batra, Thickness Shear Vibrations of a Circular Cylindrical Piezoelectric ShellJ. Acoustic Soc. America97, 309-312, 1995.
  6. R. C. Batra and J. S. Yang, Second Order Constitutive Relations for Transversely Isotropic Porous Piezoelectric MaterialsJ. Acoustical Soc. America97, 2595-2598, 1995.
  7. J. S. Yang and R. C. Batra, Free Vibrations of a Linear Thermopiezoelectric BodyJ. Thermal Stresses18, 247-262, 1995.
  8. R. C. Batra and J. S. Yang, Saint-Venant’s Principle in Linear PiezoelectricityJ. Elasticity38, 209-218, 1995.
  9. K. Ghosh and R. C. Batra, Shape Control of Plates Using Piezoceramic ElementsAIAA J., 33, 1354-1357, 1995.
  10. R. C. Batra and K. Ghosh, Deflection Control During Dynamic Deformations of a Rectangular Plate Using Piezoceramic ElementsAIAA J.33, 1547-1548, 1995.
  11. J. S. Yang and R. C. Batra, Conservation Laws in Linear PiezoelectricityEng’g Fracture Mechs., 51, 1041-1047, 1995.
  12. J. S. Yang and R. C. Batra, Mixed Variational Principles in Nonlinear PiezoelectricityInt. J. Nonlinear Mechs., 30, 719-726, 1995.
  13. R. C. Batra, X. Q. Liang and J. S. Yang, Shape Control of Vibrating Simply Supported PlatesAIAA J., 34, 116-122, 1996.
  14. R. C. Batra, X. Q. Liang and J. S. Yang, The Vibration of a Simply Supported Rectangular Elastic Plate due to Piezoelectric ActuatorsInt. J. Solids and Structures33, 1597-1618, 1996.
  15. Yu-Ning Huang and R. C. Batra, Energy-Momentum Tensor in Nonsimple DielectricsJ. Elasticity42, 275-281, 1996.
  16. Yu-Ning Huang and R. c. Batra, A Theory of Thermoviscoelastic DielectricsJ. Thermal Stresses19, 419-430, 1996.
  17. R. C. Batra and X. Zhong, Saint-Venant’s Principle for a Helical Piezoelectric Body, J. Elasticity43, 69-79, 1996.
  18. R. C. Batra and X. Q. Liang, The Vibration of a Rectangular Laminated Elastic Plate with Embedded Piezoelectric Sensors and ActuatorsComputers and Structures63, 203-216, 1997.
  19. X. Q. Liang and R. C. Batra, Changes in Frequencies of a Laminated Plate Caused by Embedded Piezoelectric LayersAIAA J., 35, 1672-1673, 1997.
  20. R. C. Batra and X. Q. Liang, Finite Dynamic Deformations of Smart StructuresComp. Mechs., 20, 427-438, 1997.
  21. R. C. Batra, F. dell’Isola and S. Vidoli, A Second-Order Solution of Saint-Venant’s Problem for a Piezoelectric Circular Bar Using Signorini’s Perturbation MethodJ. Elasticity52, 75-90, 1998.
  22. S. Vidoli, R. C. Batra and F. dell’Isola, Saint-Venant’s Problem for a Second-Order Piezoelectric Prismatic BodyInt. J. Engng. Sci., 38, 21-45, 1999.
  23. Z. Q. Cheng and R. C. Batra, Three-Dimensional Asymptotic Scheme for Piezothermoelastic LaminatesJ. Thermal Stresses23, 95-110, 2000.
  24. Z. Q. Cheng and R. C. Batra, Generalized Plane Solution for Monoclinic Piezoelectric LaminatesAIAA J.38, 335-341, 2000.
  25. Z. Q. Cheng and R. C. Batra, Three-Dimensional Asymptotic Analysis of Multiple-Electroded Piezoelectric LaminatesAIAA J., 38, 317-324, 2000.
  26. S. S. Vel and R. C. Batra, Cylindrical Bending of Laminated Plates with Distributed and Segmented Piezoelectric Actuator/SensorsAIAA J.38, 857-867, 2000.
  27. S. S. Vel and R. C. Batra, Three-dimensional Analytical Solutions for Hybrid Multilayered Piezoelectric PlatesJ. Appl. Mechs.67, 558-567, 2000.
  28. S. Vidoli and R. C. Batra, Derivation of Plate and Rod Equations for a Piezoelectric Body from a Mixed Three-Dimensional Variational PrincipleJ. Elasticity59, 23-50, 2000.
  29. S. S. Vel and R. C. Batra, Analysis of Piezoelectric Bimorphs and Plates with Segmented ActuatorsThin-Walled Structures39(1), 23-44, 2001.
  30. S. Vidoli and R. C. Batra, Coupled Extensional and Torsional Deformations of a Piezoelectric Cylinder, Smart Materials and Structures, 10, 300-304, 2001.
  31. S. S. Vel and R. C. Batra, Exact Solution for the Cylindrical Bending of Laminated Plates with Embedded Shear ActuatorsSmart Materials and Structures10, 240-251, 2001.
  32. S. S. Vel and R. C. Batra, Exact Solution for Rectangular Sandwich Plates with Embedded Piezoelectric Shear ActuatorsAIAA J.39, 1363-1373, 2001.
  33. R. C. Batra and S. Vidoli, Higher Order Piezoelectric Plate theory Derived from a Three-Dimensional Variational PrincipleAIAA J., 40(1), 91-104, 2002.
  34. R. C. Batra and T. S. Geng, Enhancement of the Dynamic Buckling Load for a Plate by Using Piezoceramic ActuatorsSmart Materials and Structures10, 925-933, 2001.
  35. B. Jiang and R. C. Batra, Micromechanical Modeling of a Composite Containing Piezoelectric and Shape Memory Alloy InclusionsJ. of Intelligent Materials and Systems12, 165-182, 2001.
  36. B. Jiang and R. C. Batra, Effective Properties of a Piezocomposite Containing Shape Memory alloy and Inert InclusionsContinuum Mech. Thermodynamics14, 87-111, 2002.
  37. B. Jiang and R. C. Batra, Effective Electroelastic Properties of a Piezocomposite with Viscoelastic and Dielectric Relaxing MatrixJ. Intelligent Materials and Systems,12(12), 847-866, 2001.
  38. S. S. Vel and R. C. Batra, Generalized Plane Strain Thermopiezoelectric Analysis of Multilayered PlatesJ. Thermal Stresses26, 353-377, 2003.
  39. R. C. Batra and T. S. Geng, Comparison of Active Constrained Layer Damping by using Extension and Shear Mode ActuatorsJ. Intelligent Materials and Structures,13(6), 349-367, 2002.
  40. S. S. vel, R. Mewer and R. C. Batra, Analytical Solution for the Cylindrical Bending Vibration of Piezoelectric Composite PlatesInt. J. Solid and Structures41, 1625-1643, 2004.
  41. R. C. Batra, F. dell’Isola, S. Vidioli, D. Vigilante, Multimode Vibration Suppression with Passive Two-Terminal Distributed Network Incorporating PiezoceramicTransducersInt. J. of Solids and Structures42, 3115-3132, 2005.
  42. J. Jin and R. C. Batra, Effect of Electromechanical Coupling on Static Deformations and Natural FrequenciesIEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control52:7, 1079-1093, 2005.
  43. R. C. Batra, M. Porfiri and D. Spinello, Analysis of Electrostatic MEMS using Meshless Local Petrov-Galerkin MethodEngineering Analysis with Boundary Elements,30, 949-962, 2006.
  44. R. C. Batra, M. Porfiri and D. Spinello, Electromechanical Model of Electrically Actuated Narrow Microbeams, J. MicroElectroMechanical Systems15:5, 1175-1189, 2006.
  45. M. C. Ray and R. C. Batra, A Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Reinforced 1-3 Piezoelectric Composite for Active Control of Smart StructuresSmart Materials and Structures16, 1936-1947, 2007.
  46. M. C. Ray and R. C. Batra, Vertically Reinforced 1-3 Piezoelectric Composites for Active Damping of Functionally Graded PlatesAIAA J., 45:7, 1779-1783, 2007.
  47. M. C. Ray and R. C. Batra, On the Effective Properties of Carbon Nanotube and Piezoelectric Fiber Reinforced Hybrid Smart Composites, J. of Applied Mechanics(accepted).
  48. M. C. Ray and R. C. Batra, Smart Constrained Layer Damping of functionally Graded Shells Using Vertically/Obliquely Reinforced 1-3 Piezocomposite Under Thermal EnvironmentSmart Materials and Structures17, 055007(13pp), 2008.



Dr. Batra's CV

Romesh C. Batra, PhD

Clifton C. Garvin Professor

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Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics (0219)
Norris Hall, Room 333-E, Virginia Tech
495 Old Turner Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061 


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Summary of Results on Laminated Plates