shape memory alloy


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shape memory alloy

[′shāp ¦mem·rē ′al‚ȯi]
(metallurgy)
An alloy that, after being deformed, can recover its original shape when it is heated.
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"Microstructural evolution and magnetic properties of binder jet additive manufactured Ni-Mn-Ga magnetic shape memory alloy foam." Acta Materialia, Vol.
Concilio, Editors, Shape Memory Alloy Engineering, Elsevier Ltd., London, Amsterdam (2015).
The thickness of the material specimen was designed to be the same as that of the plate damper, and the steel and superelastic shape memory alloy plates were fabricated to have 1 and 3 mm thicknesses, respectively.
Tsopelas, "Development of a 2-dof model simulating the dynamic response of special truss moment frames with shape memory alloy bars as dissipation devices in the special segment," in Proceedings of Eurosteel 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 2017.
Its property is unique only in shape memory alloys, NiTinol wire returns to original shape due to transformation from martensite phase low temperature to austenite phase high temperature.
Lai, "Microstructure characterization and effect of thermal cycling and ageing on vanadiumdoped Cu-Al-Ni-Mn high-temperature shape memory alloy," Journal of Materials Science, vol.
Tobushi, "Thermomechanical investigations of martensitic and reverse transformations in TiNi shape memory alloy," Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences: Technical Sciences, vol.
Savi, "Nonlinear dynamics of a nonsmooth shape memory alloy oscillator," Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, vol.
Smart materials could be classified into many types: piezoelectric materials, shape memory alloys, magnetostrictive materials, thermoelectric materials, rheological fluids, and others.
Compliant modular shape memory alloy actuators composable flexible small actuators built from thin shape sheets, IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine 17(4): 78-87.
Shape memory alloy (SMA) with shape memory effect and superelasticity has had an increasing interest for researchers of mechanics of materials in recent decades.
Magnetic shape memory alloy is one type of intelligent materials, which combines the properties of ferromagnetism with shape memory effect.