Using grapheme material with functionally graded beam structures - A comprehensive review

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Prapot Tossapanon
Thitaphol Huyanan


Graphene materials (GPLs) have attracted a lot of attention. Owing to their superior mechanical properties such as Young’s modulus, high strength, large specific surface area and and good thermal conductivity etc. The structures considered in this paper are in form functionally graded materials (FGMs) with varying properties over a changing dimension. The present paper (1) briefly reviews the mechanical properties of graphene and graphene composites; (2) summarizes the characteristics of functionally graded materials (FGM) and fabrication (3) the prediction of effective mechanical properties of composite materials (4) presents a comprehensive review on the mechanical analyses and conclusion respectively.

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