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ISRN Materials Science
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 428624, 12 pages
Modeling Bistable Composite Laminates for Piezoelectric Morphing Structures
Smart Materials Research Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, MS 39762, USA
Received 22 January 2013; Accepted 17 February 2013
Academic Editors: L. Chang and V. Sglavo
Copyright © 2013 Darryl V. Murray and Oliver J. Myers. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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