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  • Bimodular rubber buckles early in bending 

    Destrade, Michel; Gilchrist, Michael D.; Motherway, Julie A. (Elsevier, 2009-12-03)
    A block of rubber eventually buckles under severe flexure, and several axial wrinkles appear on the inner curved face of the bent block. Experimental measurements reveal that the buckling occurs earlier - at lower compressive ...
  • Finite bending and pattern evolution of the associated instability for a dielectric elastomer slab 

    Su, Yipin; Wu, Bin; Chen, Weiqiu; Destrade, Michel (Elsevier, 2018-09-21)
    We investigate the finite bending and the associated bending instability of an incompressible dielectric slab subject to a combination of applied voltage and axial compression, using nonlinear electro-elasticity theory and ...