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Vibration analysis of multi-walled carbon nanotubes embedded in elastic medium

Budarapu, Pattabhi R. and Yb, SudhirSastry and Javvaji, Brahmanandam and Mahapatra, D. Roy Vibration analysis of multi-walled carbon nanotubes embedded in elastic medium. Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering, 8 (2). pp. 151-159. ISSN 2095-2449 (2014)

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Abstract

We propose a method to estimate the natural frequencies of the multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) embedded in an elastic medium. Each of the nested tubes is treated as an individual bar interacting with the adjacent nanotubes through the inter-tube Van der Waals forces. The effect of the elastic medium is introduced through an elastic model. The mathematical model is finally reduced to an eigen value problem and the eigen value problem is solved to arrive at the inter-tube resonances of the MWCNTs. Variation of the natural frequencies with different parameters are studied. The estimated results from the present method are compared with the literature and results are observed to be in close agreement.

Item Type: Article
Identification Number: 10.1007/s11709-014-0247-9
Uncontrolled Keywords: natural frequencies; multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTS); elastic medium
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Research Area: Computer Science and Applications
Depositing User: Pattabhi Budarapu
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2015 10:38
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2016 08:49
URI: http://eprints.imtlucca.it/id/eprint/2647

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