Citation

BibTex format

@article{Lee,
author = {Lee, C and Greenhalgh, E and Shaffer, M and Panesar, A},
journal = {Multifuctional Materials},
title = {Optimized microstructures for multifunctional structural electrolytes},
url = {http://hdl.handle.net/10044/1/73363},
}

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TY  - JOUR
AB - Multifunctional structural materials offer compelling opportunities to realize highly efficient products. However, the need to fulfil disparate functions generates intrinsically conflicting physical property demands. One attractive strategy is to form a bi-continuous architecture of two disparate phases, each addressing a distinct physical property. For example, structural polymer electrolytes combine rigid and ion-conducting phases to deliver the required mechanical and electrochemical performance. Here, we present a general methodology, based on topology optimization, to identify optimal microstructures for particular design considerations. The numerical predictions have been successfully validated by experiments using 3D printed specimens. These architectures are directly relevant to multifunctional structural composites whilst the methodology can easily be extended to identify optimal microstructural designs for other multifunctional material embodiments.
AU - Lee,C
AU - Greenhalgh,E
AU - Shaffer,M
AU - Panesar,A
SN - 2399-7532
TI - Optimized microstructures for multifunctional structural electrolytes
T2 - Multifuctional Materials
UR - http://hdl.handle.net/10044/1/73363
ER -