Auxetic metamaterials from the position of mechanics: linear and nonlinear models

TitleAuxetic metamaterials from the position of mechanics: linear and nonlinear models
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsRushchitsky, JJ
Abbreviated Key TitleDopov. Nac. akad. nauk Ukr.
Date Published7/2018

A modern understanding of auxetic materials (auxetics) from the position of mechanics is stated. An attention is accented on the theory of elastic deformation of auxetics and experiments with them — a legitimacy of using the term "negative Poisson's ratio", a role of the internal structure of auxetics in the explanation of three mechanical phenomena (swelling under tension, strengthening under indentation, synclastic and anticlastic deformations). The new nonlinear effect is described — the same material manifests the properties of a conventional material under small deformations and the properties of an auxetic material under moderate deformations.

Keywordsauxetic metamaterial, linear and nonlinear models of elastic deformation, three basic mechanical phenomena
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