Bacigalupo, Andrea and Lepidi, Marco
*A lumped mass beam model for the wave propagation in anti-tetrachiral periodic lattices.*
In: 22° Conference of the Italian association of theoretical and applied mechanics AIMETA2015, September 14-17, 2015, Genova, Italy
pp. 542-551.
ISBN 978-88-97752-55-4.
(2015)

## Abstract

The engineered class of periodic anti-tetrachiral materials is mainly characterized by the unusual macroscopic property of a negative Poisson’s ratio. The auxetic behavior of the material depends on the geometric and elastic features of the microstructure. In particular, the material symmetries of the periodic cell govern the quadratic or orthotropic symmetry of the first-order elastic tensor (i.e. auxetic quadratic or auxetic orthotropy). Under the assumption of uniform mass density and elastic properties, one or the other case can be realized by a square or rectangular microstructure, respectively. A beam lattice model with lumped masses is employed to analyse the effects of different, usually small-valued, geometric and elastic parameters of the high- and low-frequency dispersion curves and band gaps characterizing the free wave propagation.

Item Type: | Conference or Workshop Item (Paper) |
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Subjects: | T Technology > T Technology (General) T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) |

Research Area: | Computer Science and Applications |

Depositing User: | Caterina Tangheroni |

Date Deposited: | 18 Sep 2017 12:42 |

Last Modified: | 18 Sep 2017 12:42 |

URI: | http://eprints.imtlucca.it/id/eprint/3790 |

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