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Shape Memory Alloys

In the last decades, the Shape Memory Alloys, with their peculiar thermo-mechanical properties, high corrosion and extraordinary fatigue resistance, have become more popular in research and engineering applications. This book contains a number of relevant international contributions related to their properties, constitutive models and numerical simulation, medical and civil engineering applications, as well as aspects related to their processing.

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Shape Memory AlloysEdited by Corneliu Cismasiu

Published: October 18th 2010

DOI: 10.5772/280

ISBN: 978-953-307-106-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5956-8

Copyright year: 2010

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30011 Total Chapter Downloads

19 Crossref Citations

60 Web of Science Citations

35 Dimensions Citations


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1. Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Shape-Memory Behavior

By Takuya Uehara


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2. Thermo-Mechanical Behaviour of NiTi at Impact

By Javier Zurbitu, Sergey Kustov, Ane Zabaleta, Eduard Cesari and Jon Aurrekoetxea


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3. Bending Deformation and Fatigue Properties of Precision-Casted TiNi Shape-Memory Alloy Brain Spatula

By Hisaaki Tobushi, Kazuhiro Kitamura, Yukiharu Yoshimi and Kousuke Date


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4. Hysteresis Behaviour and Modeling of SMA Actuators

By Hongyan Luo, Yanjian Liao, Eric Abel, Zhigang Wang and Xia Liu


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5. Experimental Study of a Shape Memory Alloy Actuation System for a Novel Prosthetic Hand

By Konstantinos Andrianesis, Yannis Koveos, George Nikolakopoulos and Anthony Tzes


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6. Active Bending Catheter and Electric Endoscope Using Shape Memory Alloy

By Yoichi Haga, Takashi Mineta, Wataru Makishi, Tadao Matsunaga and Masayoshi Esashi


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7. Numerical Simulation of a Semi-Active Vibration Control Device Based on Superelastic Shape Memory Alloy Wires

By Corneliu Cismasiu and Filipe P. Amarante Dos Santos


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8. Seismic Vibration Control of Structures Using Superelastic Shape Memory Alloys

By Hongnan Li and Hui Qian


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9. Joining of Shape Memory Alloys

By Odd Akselsen


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