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Bending and Vibration Analysis of Curved FG Nanobeams via Nonlocal Timoshenko Model

Seyyed Amirhosein Hosseini, Omid Rahmani

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The bending and vibration behavior of a curved FG nanobeam using the nonlocal Timoshenko beam theory is analyzed in this paper. It is assumed that the material properties vary through the radius direction.  The governing equations were obtained using Hamilton principle based on the nonlocal Timoshenko model of curved beam. An analytical approach for a simply supported boundary condition is conducted to analyze the vibration and bending of curved FG nanobeam. In the both mentioned analysis, the effect of significant parameter such as opening angle, the power law index of FGM, nonlocal parameter, aspect ratio and mode number are studied. The accuracy of the solution is examined by comparing the results obtained with the analytical and numerical results published in the literatures.


Curved nanobeam; Vibration and bending; Nonlocal elasticity theory; Analytical solution; Functionally graded curved beam;

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