16 July 2001 Modeling electromechanical properties of ionic polymers
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We present a multi-scale approach to modeling the electro-mechanical behavior of ionic polymers. We start with a detailed elasto-electro-chemical model which allows for finite deformation. We reduce it to one space dimension appropriate for the commonly used sheet configuration, and demonstrate that steady state solutions display an important boundary layer effect. We conclude with a macroscopic model of a strip of ionic-polymer-metal-composite.
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Yu Xiao, Kaushik Bhattacharya, "Modeling electromechanical properties of ionic polymers", Proc. SPIE 4329, Smart Structures and Materials 2001: Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices, (16 July 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.432658; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.432658
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