Published August 20, 1999
by Minerals, Metals, & Materials Society .
|Contributions||F. Trochu (Editor), V. Brailovski (Editor), A. Galibois (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||512|
Shape Memory Alloy Engineering introduces materials, mechanical, and aerospace engineers to shape memory alloys (SMAs), providing a unique perspective that combines fundamental theory with new approaches to design and modeling of actual SMAs as compact and inexpensive actuators for use in aerospace and other applications. With this book readers. Shape Memory Alloy Engineering introduces materials, mechanical, and aerospace engineers to shape memory alloys (SMAs), providing a unique perspective that combines fundamental theory with new approaches to design and modeling of actual SMAs as compact and inexpensive actuators for use in aerospace and other applications. With this book readers will gain an understanding of the intrinsic. The first chapter of this book delivers a general introduction about the field of shape memory alloys treated as a generic example of adaptive material. The special behavior of SMA materials, also called shape memory effects, is described. A brief history of the . About this book The aim of this book is to understand and describe the martensitic phase transformation and the process of martensite platelet reorientation. These two key elements enable the author to introduce the main features associated with the behavior of shape-memory alloys (SMAs), i.e. the one-way shape-memory effect, pseudo-elasticity.
This book is a result of contributions of experts from international scientific community working in different aspects of shape memory alloys (SMAs) and reports on the state-of-the-art research and development findings on this topic through original and innovative research studies. Through its five chapters, the reader will have access to works related to ferromagnetic SMAs, while it Author: Farzad Ebrahim. Shape memory alloys for biomedical applications provides a comprehensive review of the use of shape memory alloys in these and other areas of medicine. Part one discusses fundamental issues with chapters on such topics as mechanical properties, fabrication of materials, the shape memory effect, superelasticity, surface modification and. The characteristics, fabrication techniques and thermomechanical treatment of various shape memory alloys are described in detail, with special emphasis on Ti-Ni and Ti-Ni-X (with X being Cu, Fe etc.) alloys. The book then describes various applications and design principles, for example in actuators, medical applications and as smart materials 5/5(1). This book provides a working knowledge of the modeling and applications of shape memory alloys (SMAs) to practicing engineers and graduate and advanced undergraduate students with an interest in the behavior and utility of active or multifunctional materials and "smart" structures.
Shape Memory Alloys - Processing, Characterization and Applications. Edited by: Francisco Manuel Braz Fernandes. ISBN , PDF ISBN , Published Cited by: 9. Shape memory alloys are mixtures of many martensites and of austenite. The composition of the mixture varies: the matensites and the austenite transform into one another. These phase changes can be produced either by thermal actions or by mechanical by: A review of shape memory alloy research, applications and opportunities Article (PDF Available) in Materials and Design April w Reads How we measure 'reads'. This book showcases different processes of fabrication and processing applied to shape memory alloys. It provides details and collective information on working principles, process mechanisms, salient features, novel aspects, process capabilities, properties of material and .