Mechanical and Thermal Stresses in a FGPM Hollow Cylinder Due to Non-Axisymmetric Loads

Document Type : Research Paper


1 South Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University

2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology


In this paper, the general solution of steady-state two-dimensional non-axisymmetric mechanical and thermal stresses and mechanical displacements of a hollow thick cylinder made of fluid-saturated functionally graded porous material (FGPM) is presented. The general form of thermal and mechanical boundary conditions is considered on the inside and outside surfaces. A direct method is used to solve the heat conduction equation and the non-homogenous system of partial differential Navier equations, using the Complex Fourier Series and the power law functions method. The material properties, except of Poisson's ratio, are assumed to depend on the radial variable r and they are expressed as power law functions.


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