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Smart Materials
     

Smart Materials

by Mel Schwartz
 

ISBN-10: 1420043722

ISBN-13: 9781420043723

Pub. Date: 11/18/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Explores State-of-the-Art Work from the World’s Foremost Scientists, Engineers, Educators, and Practitioners in the Field

Why use smart materials?
Since most smart materials do not add mass, engineers can endow structures with built-in responses to a myriad of contingencies. In their various forms, these materials can adapt to their

Overview

Explores State-of-the-Art Work from the World’s Foremost Scientists, Engineers, Educators, and Practitioners in the Field

Why use smart materials?
Since most smart materials do not add mass, engineers can endow structures with built-in responses to a myriad of contingencies. In their various forms, these materials can adapt to their environments by changing characteristics and can provide information about structural and environmental changes.

A single source on numerous aspects of intelligent materials
Smart Materials focuses on many types of novel materials, including ceramics, hybrid composites, shape memory alloys, chitosan-based gels, adhesives, oxides, polymers, flip-chip technology, magnetorheological fluids, electrorheological materials, nanotubes, and sensors. It highlights the interdisciplinary nature of these materials by showing how they can be used in scores of areas, such as drug delivery systems, health monitoring, fiber optics, nanoscale engineering, vibration control, and molecular imprinting.

Gain insight from leading experts who specialize in smart materials technology
With over fifty years of experience working and teaching in this field, the editor has compiled numerous insightful contributions from an extensive group of leading experts. In this volume, they share their expertise and explore the innovative progress that has occurred in smart material products, components, systems, and structures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781420043723
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/18/2008
Pages:
554
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Films
A.G. Vedeshwar

Intelligent Synthesis of Smart Ceramic Materials
Wojciech L. Suchanek and Richard E. Riman

Functionally Graded Polymer Blend
Yasuyuki Agari

Structural Application of Smart Materials
R. Sreekala and K. Muthumani

Composite Systems Modeling—Adaptive Structures: Modeling and Applications and Hybrid Composites
Hybrid Composites
S. Padma Priya
Design of an Active Composite Wing Spar with Bending–Torsion Coupling
Carlos Silva, Bruno Rocha, and Afzal Suleman

Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloy Actuators
Yuanchang Liang and Minoru Taya

Aircraft Applications of Smart Structures
Johannes Schweiger

Smart Battery Materials
Arumugam Manthiram

Piezoelectric and Electrostrictive Ceramics Transducers and Actuators
Smart Ferroelectric Ceramics for Transducer Applications
A.L. Kholkin, D.A. Kiselev, L.A. Kholkin, and A. Safari
Smart Ceramics: Transducers, Sensors, and Actuators
Kenji Uchino and Yukio Ito
Noncontact Ultrasonic Testing and Analysis of Materials
Mahesh C. Bhardwaj

Chitosan-Based Gels and Hydrogels
Chitosan-Based Gels
Kang De Yao, Fang Lian Yao, Jun Jie Li, and Yu Ji Yin
Chitosan-Based Hydrogels in Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Claire Jarry and Matthew S. Shive

Films, Coatings, Adhesives, Polymers, and CMR Materials
Smart Adhesives
James A. Harvey and Susan Williams
Oxides as Potential Thermoelectric Materials
S. Hébert and A. Maignan
Electrically Conductive Adhesives
Yi Li, Myung Jin Yim, Kyoung-sik Moon, and C.P. Wong
Electrochromic Sol–Gel Coatings
L.C. Klein

Cure and Health Monitoring
Tatsuro Kosaka

Drug Delivery Systems
Smart Drug Delivery Systems
Il Keun Kwon, Sung Won Kim, Somali Chaterji, Kumar Vedantham, and Kinam Park
Drug Delivery Systems: Smart Polymers
Joseph Kost

Fiber Optic Systems: Optical Fiber Sensor Technology and Windows
Introduction and Application of Fiber Optic Sensors
Nezih Mrad and Henry C.H. Li
Smart Windows
John Bell

Flip-Chip Underfill: Materials, Process, and Reliability
Zhuqing Zhang and C.P. Wong

Dielectric Cure Monitoring of Polymers, Composites, and Coatings: Synthesis, Cure, Fabrication, and Aging
David Kranbuehl

Magnetorheological Fluids
J. David Carlson

Intelligent Processing of Materials
J.A. Güemes and J.M. Menéndez

Magnets, Magnetic, and Magnetostrictive Materials
Magnets, Organic/Polymer
Joel S. Miller and Arthur J. Epstein
Powder Metallurgy Used for a Giant Magnetostrictive Material Actuator Sensor
Hiroshi Eda and Hirotaka Ojima

Shape Memory Alloys and Effects: Types, Functions, Modeling, and Applications
Magnetically Controlled Shape Memory Alloys
I. Aaltio, O. Heczko, O. Söderberg, and S.-P. Hannula
Shape Memory Alloys in Micro- and Nanoscale Engineering Applications
Yves Bellouard
Mathematical Models for Shape Memory Materials
Davide Bernardini and Thomas J. Pence
Shape Memory Alloys
Jan Van Humbeeck
Smart Materials Modeling
Manuel Laso
On the Microstructural Mechanisms of Shape Memory Effects
Monica Barney and Michelle Bartning

Current Developments in Electrorheological Materials
Frank E. Filisko

Carbon Microtubes and Conical Carbon Nanotubes
Santoshrupa Dumpala, Gopinath Bhimarasetti, Suresh Gubbala, Praveen Meduri, Silpa Kona, and Mahendra K. Sunkara

"Smart" Corrosion Protective Coatings
Patrick J. Kinlen and Martin Kendig

Smart Polymers for Biotechnology and Elastomers
Conducting Polymers
Gordon G. Wallace and C.O. Too
Piezoelectricity in Polymers
Aleksandra M. Vinogradov
Polymers, Biotechnology, and Medical Applications
Igor Yu Galaev and B. Mattiasson

Vibration Control for Smart Structures
Vibration Control
Seung-Bok Choi and Young-Min Han
Smart Materials for Sound and Vibration Control
Cai Chao, Lu Chun, Tan Xiaoming, and Zheng Hui

Active Truss Structures
B. de Marneffe and André Preumont

Application of Smart Materials and Smart Structures to the Study of Aquatic Animals
Jesse E. Purdy and Alison Roberts Cohan

Molecular Imprinting Technology
David A. Spivak

Biomedical Sensing
Dora Klara Makai and Gabor Harsanyi

Intelligent Chemical Indicators
Christopher O. Oriakhi

Piezoelectric Polymer PVDF Microactuators
Yao Fu, Erol C. Harvey, and Muralidhar K. Ghantasala

Ultrasonic Nondestructive Testing and Materials Characterization
John A. Brunk

Lipid Membranes on Highly Ordered Porous Alumina Substrates
Andreas Janshoff and Claudia Steinem

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