The vibration of FG plate embedded with PZT5 rectangular patches on the top and/or the bottom surface(s) as actuators/sensors is investigated. Based on the classical laminated plate theory, the governing differential equations of motion are derived under a variable electric charge. The equation of motion for PZT5 patch is obtained and solved. The effect of feedback gain and FGM volume fraction exponent on the plate frequency and its deflection are studied. It is noticed that increasing the feedback gain leads to the reduction of frequency and displacement. Moreover, by increasing the value of the FGM volume fraction exponent the resonant frequency decreases.

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