Nonlocal Vibration of Embedded Coupled CNTs Conveying Fluid Under Thermo-Magnetic Fields Via Ritz Method

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kashan--- Institute of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, University of Kashan

2 Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kashan


In this work, nonlocal vibration of double of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) system conveying fluid coupled by visco-Pasternak medium is carried out based on nonlocal elasticity theory where CNTs are placed in uniform temperature change and magnetic field. Considering Euler-Bernoulli beam (EBB) model and Knudsen number, the governing equations of motion are discretized and Ritz method is applied to obtain the frequency of coupled CNTs system. The detailed parametric study is conducted, focusing on the remarkable effects of the Knudsen number, aspect ratio, small scale, thermo-magnetic fields, velocity of conveying fluid and visco-Pasternak medium on the stability of coupled system. The results indicate that magnetic field has significant effect on stability of coupled system. Also, it is found that trend of figures have good agreement with the previous researches. Results of this investigation could be applied for optimum design of nano/micro mechanical devices for controlling stability of coupled systems conveying fluid under thermo-magnetic fields.


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