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EX_PIEZOELECTRIC1 Piezoelectric bending of a beam example.

[ FEA, OUT ] = EX_PIEZOELECTRIC1( VARARGIN ) Example for piezoelectric bending of a beam. Reference: Hwang, W. S., Park, H. C. Finite Element Modeling of Piezoelectric Sensors and Actuators. AIAA Journal, 31(5), pp 930-937, 1993.

Accepts the following property/value pairs.

Input       Value/{Default}        Description
l           scalar {0.12}          Length of beam
h           scalar {2e-3}          Height (thickness) of beam
delV        scalar {200}           Potential difference
igrid       scalar 1/{0}           Cell type (0=quadrilaterals, 1=triangles)
hmax        scalar {20}            Cell resolution
sfund       string {sflag1}        Shape function for displacements
sfunp       string {sflag1}        Shape function for potential
iplot       scalar 0/{1}           Plot solution (=1)
Output      Value/(Size)           Description
fea         struct                 Problem definition struct
out         struct                 Output struct
Generated fields of fea:
Generated fields of out: