ON THE MECHANICAL RESPONSE OF A PRESSURIZED FUNCTIONALLY-GRADED CYLINDER
A pressurized functionally-graded cylinder is considered made of the material whose elastic moduli vary with the radial distance according to the power-law relation. Some peculiar features of the mechanical response are noted for an incompressible functionally-graded material with the power of radial inhomogeneity equal to two. In particular, it is shown that the maximum shear stress is constant throughout the cylinder, while the displacement changes proportional to 1/r along the radial distance. No displacement takes place at all under equal pressures applied at both boundaries.
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