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Encyclopedia of Smart Materials Set

by Mel Schwartz

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Published by Wiley-Interscience .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages1200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7612887M
ISBN 100471177806
ISBN 109780471177807

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smart materials[‚smärt mə′tirēəlz] (materials) Materials that can significantly change their mechanical properties (such as shape, stiffness, and viscosity), or their thermal, optical, or electromagnetic properties, in a predictable or controllable manner in response to their environment. Materials that perform sensing and actuating. The World Book Encyclopedia can be purchased directly form the World Book website. World Book is owned by the firm of Scott Fetzer. It was first published in

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 5/5(1). Stay in the know with the Smart Materials Series - the intelligent way to find your materials solution. Series DOI: / Print ISSN:


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Encyclopedia of Smart Materials provides A-to-Z coverage of the entire field of intelligent materials.

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Illustrated with photographs, tables, line drawings, and equations, Encyclopedia of Smart Materials is the premier Author: Mel Schwartz. Encyclopedia of Smart Materials provides A-to-Z coverage of the entire field of intelligent materials.

Discussions of theory, fabrication, processing, applications, and uses of these unique materials are presented here in a collection of concise entries from the world's foremost experts in the field--including scientists, educators and engineers.

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Boller, in Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology, Smart materials and structures—briefly expressed—are materials and structures with built-in sensing and/or actuation functions, which contain sensors and actuators linked via a controller.

The level of intimacy of coupling between the material and its active elements can range from a classical mechanical coupling of two. Ranjan Vepa, in Engineered Biomimicry, Smart Materials and Smart Structures.

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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.

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