Accession Number : AD0662683

Title :   POLARIZATION GRADIENT IN ELASTIC DIELECTRICS.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : COLUMBIA UNIV NEW YORK DEPT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING MECHANICS

Personal Author(s) : Mindlin,R. D.

Report Date : OCT 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : By inclusion of the polarization gradient in the stored energy function of elastic dielectrics, the classical theory of piezoelectricity is extended to accomodate an electro-mechanical interaction in centrosymmetric (including isotropic) materials and a surface energy of deformation and polarization. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DIELECTRICS, PIEZOELECTRIC EFFECT), ELASTIC PROPERTIES, POLARIZATION, THEORY, DEFORMATION, INTERACTIONS, ENERGY

Subject Categories : Miscellaneous Materials
      Electricity and Magnetism

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE