Jie Yang

Jie Yang
University of Science and Technology of China | USTC · Department of Precision Machinery and Precision Instrumentation

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With the emergence of high-performance materials and the demand for light-weight long-span structures, high-strength concrete-filled-steel-tubular(HS-CFST)structures become increasingly popular. However, relevant research on HS-CFST arch remains scarce, and there is no systematic understanding on its mechanical characteristics. In this study, the i...
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Voice biometrics is drawing increasing attention to user authentication on smart devices. However, voice biometrics is vulnerable to replay attacks, where adversaries try to spoof voice authentication systems using pre-recorded voice samples collected from genuine users. To this end, we propose VoiceGesture, a liveness detection solution for voice...
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Auxetic metamaterials with negative Poisson’s ratio (NPR) are attracting tremendous attention due to their unusual and intriguing mechanical properties. This paper proposes a novel functionally graded (FG) beam made of graphene origami (GOri)-enabled auxetic metamaterials (GOEAMs) and investigates its nonlinear free vibration characteristics tuned...
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Nonlinear forced vibration and dynamic buckling of fixed functionally graded graphene platelet-reinforced (FG-GPLRC) porous arches under impulsive loading are investigated. The porosity coefficient varies along the thickness of arch based on a power law distribution with uniform dispersion of graphene platelets (GPLs) in the whole arch. The FG-GPLR...
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This paper presents a pilot numerical study to investigate the flexural performance of simply-supported layered ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC)-normal strength concrete (NC) beams consisting of two UHPC layers with an NC core layer sandwiched in between. A three-dimensional finite element model (FEM) is developed for the beam and is validate...
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The composites reinforced by graphene and its derivatives have demonstrated great potential in developing high-performance and smart materials and structures. This paper numerically studies the dynamic characteristics of functionally graded (FG) graphene platelets (GPLs) reinforced composite (FG-GPLRC) dielectric beam subjected to damping, mechanic...
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This paper investigates the dispersion characteristics of elastic waves propagating along the thickness direction in functionally graded laminated phononic crystals (FGLPCs) containing novel auxetic metamaterials enabled by graphene origami that is created with the aid of hydrogenation. Both graphene weight fraction and hydrogen coverage which are...
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In this paper, we present, Wi-Mesh, a WiFi vision-based 3D human mesh construction system. Our system leverages the advances of WiFi to visualize the shape and deformations of the human body for 3D mesh construction. In particular, it leverages multiple transmitting and receiving antennas on WiFi devices to estimate the two-dimensional angle of arr...
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Auxetic metamaterials have emerged as novel advanced materials with unique physical and mechanical properties that conventional materials do not possess. This paper examines the buckling and postbuckling properties of functionally graded (FG) graphene origami (GOri)-enabled auxetic metallic metamaterial (GOEAM) beams. The beam is comprised of multi...
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For the first time, analytical solutions for the in-plane dynamic instability of laminated composite circular arches under a vertical base excitation are developed and experimentally verified in this paper. Hamilton principle is used to derive the governing equation of motion of the laminated arch from which the principal instability region corresp...
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Person re-identification (Re-ID) has become increasingly important as it supports a wide range of security applications. Traditional person Re-ID mainly relies on optical camera-based systems, which incur several limitations due to the changes in the appearance of people, occlusions, and human poses. In this work, we propose a WiFi vision-based sys...
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Graphene, hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN), and their heterostructures are promising thermal interface materials due to the outstanding thermal properties of graphene and h-BN. For the heterostructures, extensive work has mainly focused on the thermal transport of two-dimensional (2D) graphene/h-BN (GBN) in-plane heterostructures in which graphene an...
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The prevalence of WiFi devices and ubiquitous coverage of WiFi networks provide us the opportunity to extend WiFi capabilities beyond communication, particularly in sensing the physical environment. In this article, we survey the evolution of WiFi sensing systems utilizing commodity devices over the past decade. It groups WiFi sensing systems into...
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This paper investigates tunable nonlinear bending behaviors of functionally graded composite beams made of graphene origami (GOri)-enabled auxetic metal metamaterials (GOEAMs) within the theoretical framework of the first-order shear deformation theory and von Kármán type nonlinearity. The beam is comprised of multiple GOEAM layers with GOri conten...
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This paper studies the free vibration behavior and dynamic responses of functionally graded (FG) beams made of novel graphene origami (GOri)-enabled auxetic metal metamaterials (GOEAMs) under an impulsive load within the framework of the first-order shear deformation beam theory. The auxetic property of the beam is effectively controlled by graphen...
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The presence of unavoidable defects in the form of atom vacancies in graphene sheets considerably deteriorates the thermo-elastic properties of graphene-reinforced nanocomposites. Since none of the existing micromechanics models is capable of capturing the effect of vacancy defect, accurate prediction of the mechanical properties of these nanocompo...
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This paper presents GoPose, a 3D skeleton-based human pose estimation system that uses WiFi devices at home. Our system leverages the WiFi signals reflected off the human body for 3D pose estimation. In contrast to prior systems that need specialized hardware or dedicated sensors, our system does not require a user to wear or carry any sensors and...
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Earables (ear wearables) are rapidly emerging as a new platform encompassing a diverse range of personal applications. The traditional authentication methods hence become less applicable and inconvenient for earables due to their limited input interface. Nevertheless, earables often feature rich around-the-head sensing capability that can be levera...
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Purpose In this paper, the authors aim to propose an effective method to indirectly determine nonlinear elastic shear stress-strain constitutive relationships for nonlinear elasticity materials, and then study the nonlinear free torsional vibration of Al–1%Si shaft. Design/methodology/approach In this study the authors use BoxLucas1 model to fit t...
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This work investigates nonlinear dynamic instability of edge-cracked functionally graded (FG) graphene nanoplatelet (GNP)-reinforced composite (GNPRC) beams consist of perfectly bonded layers. GNPs with randomly orientations are uniformly dispersed in each individual layer, and GNP concentration varies along beam thickness. Micromechanics models ar...
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Though graphene is the strongest material in nature, its intrinsic brittleness hinders its applications where flexibility is the key figure of merits. In this work, we report the enhanced flexibility of graphene under nanoindentation by using kirigami technique. Based on molecular dynamics simulations, we find that graphene kirigami designed at the...
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Interface bonding is crucial in fabricating graphene/copper composite because of immiscibility and poor wettability of C–Cu and weak force between graphene layers. Meanwhile, it is challenging to quantitatively evaluate the bonding strength of graphene-included interface. Here, bonding at multilayer graphene-copper interface is effectively manipula...
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Nanocomposite reinforced with functionalized graphene is a novel class of high-performance materials with great potential in developing advanced lightweight structures in a wide range of engineering applications. However, accurate estimation of its material properties at different temperature conditions remains a great challenge as existing microme...
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This study presents a theoretical analysis on the low-velocity impact response of inclined porous nanocomposite beams under various impulsive loads. The laminated beam model consists of multiple layers modelled as closed-cell cellular solids with identical thickness, where each layer contains uniformly distributed internal pores and is reinforced b...
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This paper presents a free vibration analysis of functionally graded material (FGM) plates that are partially submerged in an incompressible, inviscid fluid. The FGM plates with four gradient types of continuously varying material properties along the thickness direction, including the power law, exponential, sinusoidal and cosine forms, are studie...
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The in-plane dynamic instability of functionally graded porous (FGP) circular arches made of graphene platelets reinforced composites (GPLRC) under a vertical base excitation is investigated in this paper. The elastic modulus and mass density of the arch are predicated according to Halpin-Tsai micromechanics model and rule of mixture, respectively....
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This paper presents GoPose, a 3D skeleton-based human pose estimation system that uses WiFi devices at home. Our system leverages the WiFi signals reflected off the human body for 3D pose estimation. In contrast to prior systems that need specialized hardware or dedicated sensors, our system does not require a user to wear or carry any sensors and...
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This paper presents the free vibration analysis of functionally graded graphene platelets reinforced composite (FG-GPLRC) beams partially in contact with fluid based on the first-order shear deformation theory (FSDT). By considering the 3D-random orientation of graphene platelets (GPLs), the 3D Halpin-Tsai model is introduced to calculate the elast...
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The present study deals with the primary damped natural frequency of dielectric composite beam reinforced with graphene platelet (GPL). The beam is subjected to pre-stress in the longitudinal direction and external electrical loading throughout the beam thickness direction for tuning the frequency characteristics. The material properties of the com...
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Toughness and strength are important material parameters in practical structural applications. However, it remains a great challenge to achieve high toughness and high strength simultaneously for most materials. Here, we report a folded graphene (FG) reinforced copper (Cu) nanocomposite that overcomes the long-standing conflicts between toughness a...
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This paper presents size-dependent continuum mechanics models for the nonlinear band gap (BG) characteristics of a piezo-electro-magnetic phononic crystal (PC) micro and nanobeam under voltage-based control (VBC) and negative capacitance-based control (CBC) methods. Taking various size-dependent effects into account, the BG properties of a piezo-el...
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Graphene origami (GOri) enabled metallic metamaterials are novel nanomaterials simultaneously possessing negative Poisson's ratio (NPR) and enhanced mechanical properties that are independent of the topology/architecture of the structure. Predicting their material properties via existing micromechanical models, however, is a great challenge. In thi...
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Voice authentication is drawing increasing attention and becomes an attractive alternative to passwords for mobile authentication. Recent advances in mobile technology further accelerate the adoption of voice biometrics in an array of diverse mobile applications. However, recent studies show that voice authentication is vulnerable to replay attacks...
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WiFi human sensing has become increasingly attractive in enabling emerging human-computer interaction applications. The corresponding technique has gradually evolved from the classification of multiple activity types to more fine-grained tracking of 3D human poses. However, existing WiFi-based 3D human pose tracking is limited to a set of predefine...
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This paper presents the buckling and free vibration analyses of axially functionally graded graphene reinforced nanocomposite (AFG-GPLRC) beams. Graphene platelets (GPLs) are uniformly or non-uniformly dispersed into the composite matrix as nanofillers according to five different distribution patterns (namely, UD, AFG-X, AFG-O, AFG-A, AFG-V) along...
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Predicting mechanical properties of graphene-reinforced metal matrix nanocomposites (GRMMNCs) usually requires atomistic simulations that are computationally expensive without scalability or micromechanics-based models (such as widely used Halpin-Tsai model) that may lead to considerable errors in many cases. This paper first combines molecular dyn...
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In order to investigate the characteristics of the quasi-static and dynamic pull-down process of the self-powered electrome-chanical actuators, a dynamic model is presented in this paper. The theoretical formulations are based on Euler-Bernoulli beam theory, variable coefficient collector current model and include the effects of both geometric nonl...
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This paper investigates the lateral-torsional buckling of functionally graded porous (FGP) circular arches with an I-section made of graphene platelets reinforced composites (GPLRC) under an arbitrary radial concentrated load, which has not been reported in open literature so far. The effective elastic modulus of the FGP- GPLRC arches is estimated...
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WiFi human sensing has become increasingly attractive in enabling emerging human-computer interaction applications. The corresponding technique has gradually evolved from the classification of multiple activity types to more fine-grained tracking of 3D human poses. However, existing WiFi-based 3D human pose tracking is limited to a set of predefine...
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Materials with tunable negative thermal expansion (NTE) are of crucial importance in engineering applications. Currently, the route to achieving large tunability for the coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) in metal matrix composites (MMCs) is very limited. This paper develops folded graphene (FGr) structures to engineering the CTE of MMCs by emb...
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This paper presents a dynamic buckling analysis for a rotationally restrained functionally graded (FG) graphene nanoplatelets (GPLs) reinforced composite (FG-GPLRC) porous arch under a uniform step load where GPL nanofillers are uniformly dispersed while the porosity coefficient varies along the thickness direction of the arch. The effective materi...
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Auxetic metamaterials with programable negative Poisson's ratio (NPR) are of great significance in engineering applications. These materials, however, are either mechanically weak or heavily reliant on their specially designed architecture/topology to be auxetic. Consequently, their auxetic performance may be deteriorated or even lost due to local...
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This paper presents, for the first time, an analytical study on the nonlinear in-plane buckling of angle-ply laminated shallow arches with elastic supports under a uniform radial loading. To decouple internal forces and facilitate theoretical derivations, the nonlinear equilibrium path and buckling equation are established based on neutral plane fo...
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The present study deals with the buckling and postbuckling performances of functionally graded graphene platelets reinforced composite (FG-GPLRC) plate under external electric field. The elastic and dielectric properties of GPLRC are evaluated by effective medium theory (EMT) while the Poisson's ratio is calculated by rule of mixture. The GPL distr...
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The popularity of Internet-of-Things (IoT) has provided us with unprecedented opportunities to enable a variety of emerging services in a smart home environment. Among those services, sensing the liquid level in a container is critical to building many smart home and mobile healthcare applications that improve the quality of life. This paper presen...
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This paper presents FruitSense, a novel fruit ripeness sensing system that leverages wireless signals to enable non-destructive and low-cost detection of fruit ripeness. Such a system can reuse existing WiFi devices in homes without the need for additional sensors. It uses WiFi signals to sense the physiological changes associated with fruit ripeni...
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This paper presents MultiTrack, a commodity WiFi-based human sensing system that can track multiple users and recognize the activities of multiple users performing them simultaneously. Such a system can enable easy and large-scale deployment for multi-user tracking and sensing without the need for additional sensors through the use of existing WiFi...
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Voice biometrics is drawing increasing attention as it is a promising alternative to legacy passwords for user authentication. Recently, a growing body of work shows that voice biometrics is vulnerable to spoofing through replay attacks, where an adversary tries to spoof voice authentication systems by using a pre-recorded voice sample collected fr...
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Gesture recognition has become increasingly important in human-computer interaction and can support different applications such as smart home, VR, and gaming. Traditional approaches usually rely on dedicated sensors that are worn by the user or cameras that require line of sight. In this paper, we present fine-grained finger gesture recognition by...
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Voice authentication is drawing increasing attention and becomes an attractive alternative to passwords for mobile authentication. Recent advances in mobile technology further accelerate the adoption of voice biometrics in an array of diverse mobile applications. However, recent studies show that voice authentication is vulnerable to replay attacks...
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This paper presents a nonlinear model for the self-powered electromechanical actuator using radioactive thin films. The theoretical formulations are based on Hamilton principle and include the effects of geometric nonlinearity due to nonlinear curvature and load nonlinearity due to radioactive source. Two models which named as constant coefficient...
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This paper investigates, for the first time, the thermo-elastic responses of a functionally graded (FG) graphene nanoplatelets (GPLs) reinforced composite (FG-GPLRC) closed cylindrical shell under a temperature field due to steady-state thermal conduction along thickness direction. A comprehensive thermo-elastic model covering various thermal bound...
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In this paper, we present an analytical prediction for nonlinear buckling of elastically supported functionally graded graphene platelet reinforced composite (FG-GPLRC) arches with asymmetrically distributed graphene platelets (GPLs). The effective material properties of the FG-GPLRC arch are formulated by the modified Halpin–Tsai micromechanical m...
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Nonlinear vibration characteristics of functionally graded graphene platelets (GPLs) reinforced composite (FG-GPLRC) plate subjected to electrical loading are investigated. Three functionally graded profiles, which are characterized by average volume content and grading slope, are considered in present study. Tensile modulus and dielectric permitti...
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Biometric-based authentication is gaining increasing attention for wearables and mobile applications. Meanwhile, the growing adoption of sensors in wearables also provides opportunities to capture novel wearable biometrics. In this work, we propose EarDynamic, an ear canal deformation based user authentication using in-ear wearables. EarDynamic pro...
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Free vibration behaviors of a functionally graded (FG) disk-shaft rotor system reinforced with graphene nanoplatelet (GPL) resting on elastic supports are investigated in this paper. The material properties of the shaft and disk are assumed to vary along their radius and thickness directions, respectively, and are determined by Halpin-Tsai model an...
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Gesture recognition has become increasingly important in human-computer interaction and can support different applications such as smart home, VR, and gaming. Traditional approaches usually rely on dedicated sensors that are worn by the user or cameras that require line of sight. In this paper, we present fine-grained finger gesture recognition by...
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This paper presents an analytical investigation on the nonlinear buckling behavior of graphene platelets reinforced dielectric composite (GPLRDC) arches with rotational end restraints under applied electric and uniform radial load. The effective materials properties of GPLRDC, including the elastic modulus and dielectric permittivity, are estimated...
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Graphene reinforced metal matrix composites (MMCs) have received extensive research interests as promising structural materials in developing lightweight structures. The mechanical performance of such composites, however, is considerably hindered by weak van der Waal (vdW) interaction between graphene and metal matrix. The present work shows that t...
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Due to its extraordinary properties, graphene has been widely used as reinforcing nanofillers to enhance the mechanical properties of polymer- or metal-based composites. However, the weak interfacial interaction between the matrix and graphene is still a major bottleneck that considerably hinders its reinforcing effectiveness and efficiency. This s...
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This paper investigates the nonlinear bending behaviours of multilayer functionally graded graphene nanoplatelet-reinforced composite (FG-GPLRC) beams elastically restrained at both ends and with an open edge crack. The GPLs are uniformly distributed in each individual layer but follow a layer-wise variation along the thickness direction. The effec...
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The high-voltage direct current (HVDC) grid has been recognized as an effective solution for renewable energy integration. Currently, two main development trends for HVDC grids are being studied: a DC breaker based HVDC grid and fault-blocking converter based HVDC grid. Although the former has a perfect performance for fault clearance, its developm...
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The free vibration of a rotating functionally graded (FG) pre-twisted blade-shaft assembly reinforced with graphene nanoplatelets (GPLs) is analytically investigated based on the coupled model proposed in this paper. The effective material properties of the blade and shaft are assumed to vary continuously along their thickness and radius directions...
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This paper presents a numerical investigation on the nonlinear dynamic response of mul-tilayer functionally graded graphene platelets reinforced composite (FG-GPLRC) beam with open edge cracks in thermal environment. It is assumed that graphene platelets (GPLs) in each GPLRC layer are uniformly distributed and randomly oriented with its concentrati...
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Functionally graded porous structures (FGPSs), characterized by a continuous spatial gradient in both porosity and material properties, have been considered as the new generation lightweight structures. Research activities on FGPSs have grown rapidly in recent years. This paper is devoted to review the existing research works on FGPSs and to highli...
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Tensile behaviours of graphene reinforced copper nanocomposite are investigated by using molecular dynamics simulations. Defects in graphene and cracks in copper matrix are considered. It is shown that copper matrix protects defective graphene, demonstrating that Young’s modulus of the nanocomposite is deteriorated slightly by vacancy defects in gr...
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Noble-metal aerogels (NMAs) including silver aerogels have drawn increasing attention because of their highly conductive networks, large surface areas, and abundant optically/catalytically active sites. However, the current approaches of fabricating silver aerogel are tedious and time-consuming. In this regard, it is highly desirable to develop a s...
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The small-signal stability of wind farm connected MMC-HVdc systems has been widely studied by impedance analyses. However, it is generally difficult to calculate the poles of wind farm connected MMC-HVdc due to complex internal dynamics. Thus the existing impedance analysis methods usually assume that the studied subsystems are stable. In some spec...
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This paper is concerned with the nonlinear in-plane buckling of shear deformable laminated composite shallow arches under a uniform radial loading. The virtual work method is used to establish both governing differential equations and buckling equilibrium equations based on the first order shear deformation theory to include the effect of shear def...
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This work investigates the active vibration control and vibration characteristics of a sandwich thin cylindrical shell whose intermediate layer is made of the graphene reinforced composite that is bonded with integrated piezoelectric actuator and sensor layers at its outer and inner surfaces. The volume fraction of graphene platelets in the interme...
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This corrigendum corrects some errors of the paper entitled “Surface effect on the contact problem of a piezoelectric half-plane”, International Journal of Solids and Structures 185-186 (2020) 380–393 (Song et al., 2020). Because there is an error in the Fortran code when we calculate the numerical solution of the contact stress and electric displa...
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Graphene has been widely used as new generation reinforcing nanofiller to achieve significantly improved mechanical properties in composites. However, its reinforcing effect has been considerably affected by the poor interfacial strength between graphene and the matrix. By using molecular dynamics simulations, the present work explores an effective...