Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018, Page: 17-27
Studying The Influence of Various Geometrical Parameters of Single-Walled Carbon Nano-Tubes of ‎Armchair Chirality Type on Its Mechanical Behavior
Hussein Zein, Mechanical Engineering Department, College of Engineering, Qassim University, Qassim, Saudi Arabia; Mechanical Design and Production Department, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt
Received: Oct. 21, 2017;       Accepted: Nov. 21, 2017;       Published: Jan. 10, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.wjac.20180301.13      View  977      Downloads  68
Abstract
In the present work, the profound information on the mechanical properties of carbon nano-tubes (CNTs) were presented as an application of nano-technology in nano-materials are being most powerful in the current world. This would focuses/emphasis for designing and optimizing the CNTs based materials. Computational modeling technique was applied and developed to examine the mechanical characteristics for single-walled carbon nano-tube (SWCNT) of armchair chirality type. The atomistic based finite element method (FEM) was used to investigate the influence of various geometrical properties (diameter, wall thickness, and height-to-diameter ratio) of SWCNT armchair of chirality type on Poisson’s ratio and Young’s modulus values. Atomistic based finite element modeling was successfully developed and explored the mechanical behaviour of SWCNT exactly. The results were shown that the investigated geometrical parameters had much influenced on the mechanical properties of SWCNTs.
Keywords
Carbon Nano-Tube, Finite Element, Geometrical Parameters, Young’s Modulus, Poisson’s Ratio, Armchair
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Hussein Zein, Studying The Influence of Various Geometrical Parameters of Single-Walled Carbon Nano-Tubes of ‎Armchair Chirality Type on Its Mechanical Behavior, World Journal of Applied Chemistry. Vol. 3, No. 1, 2018, pp. 17-27. doi: 10.11648/j.wjac.20180301.13
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