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A geometrically exact model for thin magneto-elastic shells

  title={A geometrically exact model for thin magneto-elastic shells},
  author={Matteo Pezzulla and Dong Jin Yan and Pedro M. Reis},
We develop a reduced model for hard-magnetic, thin, linear-elastic shells that can be actuated through an external magnetic field, with geometrically exact strain measures. Assuming a reduced kinematics based on the Kirchhoff-Love assumption, we derive a reduced two-dimensional magneto-elastic energy that can be minimized through numerical analysis. In parallel, we simplify the reduced energy by expanding it up to the second order in the displacement field and provide a physical interpretation… 

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