# Effect of Non-ideal Boundary Conditions on Buckling of Rectangular Functionally Graded Plates

Document Type: Research Paper

Authors

1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Islamic Azad University, Arak Branch

2 Faculty of Engineering, Islamic Azad University, Khomein Branch

Abstract

We have solved the governing equations for the buckling of rectangular functionally graded plates which one of its edges has small non-zero deflection and moment. For the case that the material properties obey a power law in the thickness direction, an analytical solution is obtained using the perturbation series. The applied in-plane load is assumed to be perpendicular to the edge which has non-ideal boundary conditions. Making use of the Linshtead-Poincare perturbation technique, the critical buckling loads are obtained. The results were then verified with the known data in the literature.

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