This work describes the coupling between the magnetostatic and mechanical problems. The aim is to investigate the influence of magnetic body force and magnetic body couple on the equilibrium equations. The magnetic body force and couple are computationally evaluated using finite element analysis over the domain of a magnetic shape memory alloy (MSMA) specimen with rectangular cross-section, subjected to applied magnetic and mechanical boundary conditions. The analysis presented in this paper studies the non uniform distribution of magnetic body force and body couple in the specimen and their impact on the Cauchy stress distribution.

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