Buckling Analysis of Cantilever Nanoactuators Immersed in an Electrolyte: A Close Form Solution Using Duan-Rach Modified Adomian Decomposition Method

Document Type: Research Paper

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1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dezful Branch, Islamic Azad University, Dezful, Iran.

2 Department of Electrical Engineering, Dezful Branch, Islamic Azad University, Dezful, Iran.

Abstract

A new modified Adomian Decomposition Method (ADM) was utilized to obtain an analytical solution for the buckling of the nanocantilever actuators immersed in liquid electrolytes. The nanoactuators in electrolytes are subject to different nonlinear forces including ionic concentration, van der Waals, external voltage and electrochemical forces. The Duan–Rach modified Adomian decomposition method was used to obtain a full explicate solution for the buckling of nanoactuators free of any undetermined coefficients. The results were compared with those of Wazwas ADM and of a finite element method available in the literature and excellent agreement was found between them.

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