Propagation of shear horizontal surface waves in a layered piezoelectric half-space with an imperfect interface
ABSTRACT We investigate the dispersive behavior of shear horizontal (SH) surface waves propagating in a layered structure consisting of a piezoelectric layer and an elastic half-space, in which the top and bottom of the layer are electrically shorted. The interface between the layer and the half-space is assumed to be imperfect bonding. The degree of imperfection of the interface is described by the so-called shear-lag model. The dispersion equations are expressed in an explicit closed form. The phase velocities are calculated to show the influences of the interfacial imperfection and the material properties of piezoelectric layers on the dispersive characteristics.
- SourceAvailable from: O. P. Zolotova[Show abstract] [Hide abstract]
ABSTRACT: Relations used for calculation of the layered piezoelectric structures parameters, including the influence of the uniform dc electric field, have been obtained. Dispersive dependences and anisotropy of phase velocities, electromechanical coupling coefficients, power flow angle, and the influence of controlling coefficients of the dc electric field as a function of the h × f product for the Rayleigh and Love modes in bismuth germanium oxide/fused silica and langasite/fused silica layered structures have been calculated.IEEE transactions on ultrasonics, ferroelectrics, and frequency control 10/2012; 59(10):2331-7. · 1.80 Impact Factor
- [Show abstract] [Hide abstract]
ABSTRACT: Theoretical and computer investigations of acoustic wave propagation in piezoelectric layered structures, subjected to the dc electric field influence have been fulfilled. Analysis of the dispersive parameters of elastic waves propagation in the BGO/fused silica and fused silica/LiNbO3 piezoelectric layered structures for a number of variants of dc electric field application has been executed. Transformation of bulk acoustic wave into SAW type mode under the dc electric field influence has been found. Possibility to control the permission or prohibition of the wave propagation by the dc electric field application and the appropriate choice of the layer and substrate materials has been discussed.Ultrasonics 04/2013; · 2.03 Impact Factor
- [Show abstract] [Hide abstract]
ABSTRACT: The effect of functional graded piezoelectric materials on the propagation of thickness-twist waves is investigated through equations of the linear theory of piezoelectricity. The elastic and piezoelectric coefficients, dielectric permittivity, and mass density are assumed to change in a linear form but with different graded parameters along the wave propagation direction. We employ the power-series technique to solve the governing differential equations with variable coefficients attributed to the different graded parameters and prove the correction and convergence of this method. As a special case, the functional graded middle layer resulting from piezoelectric damage and material bonding is investigated. Piezoelectric damaged material can facilitate energy trapping, which is impossible in perfect materials. The increase in the damaged length and the reduction in the piezoelectric coefficient decrease the resonance frequency but increase the number of modes. Higher modes of thickness-twist waves appear periodically along the damaged length. Moreover, the displacement of the center of the damaged portion is neither symmetric nor anti-symmetric, unlike the non-graded plate. The conclusions are theoretically and practically significant for wave devices.Smart Materials and Structures 08/2013; 22(9):095021. · 2.02 Impact Factor