Wu, J. and Hwang, K. C. and Huang, Y. (2008) An atomistic-based finite-deformation shell theory for single-wall carbon nanotubes. JOURNAL OF THE MECHANICS AND PHYSICS OF SOLIDS, 56 (1). pp. 279-292.
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A finite-deformation shell theory is developed for single-wall carbon nanotubes (CNTs) based on the interatomic potential. The modified Born rule for Bravais multi-lattice is used to link the continuum strain energy density to the interatomic potential. The theory incorporates the effect of bending moment and curvature for a curved surface, and accurately accounts for the nonlinear, multi-body atomistic interactions as well as the CNT chirality. It avoids the amibiguous definition of nanotube thickness, and provides the constitutive relations among stress, moment, strain and curvature in terms of the interatomic potential. (c) 2007 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||carbon nanotube; interatomic potential; constitutive model; bending; curvature|
|Subjects:||Analytical Science > Nanotechnology for sensing and actuating|
Material Science > Nanostructured materials
|Deposited By:||Lesley Tobin|
|Deposited On:||18 Dec 2008 16:16|
|Last Modified:||18 Dec 2008 16:16|
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