Shape Memory Effects in Alloys

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781468422139
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 4/30/2013
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1975
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 583
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.21 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Deformation, Mechanisms and Other Characteristics of Shape Memory Alloys.- 2. The Mechanical Properties of SME Alloys.- 3. Optical and Electron Microscope Observations of Transformation and Deformation Characteristics in Cu-Al-Ni Marmem Alloys.- 4. Crystallography and Thermodynamics of SME-Martensites.- 5. Martensitic Transformations in—-Phase Alloys.- 6. Lattice Softening and the Origin of SME.- 7. Premartensitic-Martensite Transitions Related to Shape Memory Effect.- 8. Ferroelastic “Memory” and Mechanical Properties in Gold Cadium.- 9. The Shape Memory Effect in TiNi: One Aspect of Stress-Assisted Martensitic Transformation.- 10. Thermomechanical Characteristics of Alloys Exhibiting Martensitic Thermoelasticity.- 11. Shape Memory Effects and Applications: An Overview.- 12. Direct Observation of Martensitic Transformation Between Martensites in a Cu-Al-Ni Alloy.- 13. Microstructural Changes During SME Behavior.- 14. Martensite Formation as a Deformation Process in Polycrystalline Copper-Zinc Based Alloys.- 15. The Influence of Thermal History on the Pseudoelasticity of Copper-Zinc Based Alloys and the Mechanical Behaviour of Martensite.- 16. The Martensitic Transformation in—-Brass and the Shape Memory Effect.- 17. The Rubberlike Behavior in Cu-Zn-Al Martensite Single Crystals.- 18. Superelasticity and Shape Memory Effect in Cu-Sn Alloys.- 19. Shape Memory Effect and Anelasticity Associated with the Martensitic Transformation in the Stoechiometric Fe3Pt Alloy.- 20. Compression of CuAlNi Crystals.- 21. Tensile Properties of Superconducting Composite Conductors and Nb-Ti Alloys at 4.2°K.- 22. Suggestions for Applying a Phenomenological Approach to Investigations of Mechanical Behavior in SME Alloys.- 23. Internal Friction Measurements on Copper-Zince Based Martensite.- 24. A Quantitative Treatment of the Lattice Softening of Shape Memory Alloys.- 25. The Relationshiop Between Stacking Fault Energy and Shape Memory in Primary Solid Solutions.- 26. Mechanisms for Martensite Formation and the Shape Memory Effect.- 27. On Zonal Dislocations and Their Origin for Twinning and Martensite Formation.- 28. Use of TiNi in Mechanical and Electrical Connectors.- 29. Manufacture of an Integrated Circuit Package.- 30. Nitinol Heat Engines.- 31. Internal Vibration Absorption Potential in Structural Materials.- 32. A Proposed Medical Application of the Shape Memory Effect: A NiTi Harrington Rod for the Treatment of Scoliosis.- 33. Written Discussion.

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