This paper describes a study of three-dimensional free vibration analysis of thick circular and annular functionally graded (FG) plates resting on Pasternak foundation. The formulation is based on the linear, small strain and exact elasticity theory. Plates with different boundary conditions are considered and the material properties of the FG plate are assumed to vary continuously through the thickness according to power law. The kinematic and the potential energy of the plate-foundation system are formulated and the polynomial-Ritz method is used to solve the eigenvalue problem. Convergence and comparison studies are done to demonstrate the correctness and accuracy of the present method. With respect to geometric parameters, elastic coefficients of foundation and different boundary conditions some new results are reported which maybe used as a benchmark solution for future researches.

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