Nonlocal Free Vibration of Embedded Short-Fiber-Reinforced Nano-/Micro-Rods with Deformable Boundary Conditions

Uzun B., Civalek Ö., Yaylı M. Ö.

MATERIALS, vol.15, pp.1-25, 2022 (SCI-Expanded)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.3390/ma15196803
  • Journal Name: MATERIALS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, Aerospace Database, CAB Abstracts, Communication Abstracts, Compendex, INSPEC, Metadex, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals, Civil Engineering Abstracts
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-25
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


An efficient eigenvalue algorithm is developed for the axial vibration analysis of embedded short-fiber-reinforced micro-/nano-composite rods under arbitrary boundary conditions. In the formulation, nonlocal elasticity theory is used to capture the size effect, and the deformable boundary conditions at the ends are simulated using two elastic springs in the axial direction. In addition, to determine the reinforcing effect of restrained nano-/micro-rods, a new system of linear equations with the concept of the infinite power series is presented. After performing the mathematical processes known as Fourier sine series, Stokes’ transformation and successive integration, we finally obtain a coefficient matrix in terms of infinite series for various rigid or deformable boundary conditions. Some accurate eigenvalue solutions of the free axial vibration frequencies of the short-fiber-reinforced micro-/nano-composite rods with and without being restrained by the means of elastic springs are given to show the performance of the present method. The presence of the elastic spring boundary conditions changes the axial vibration frequencies and corresponding mode shapes.