A smart material based approach to morphing

Dayananda, GN and Kamalakannan, GM and Kumar, Senthil P and Jayasankar, S and Satisha, - (2008) A smart material based approach to morphing. In: Proceedings of the Indo-US Workshop on Micro Air Vehicles, 13-14 Nov 2008, Bangalore, India.

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Abstract

This presentation gives an overview of the Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) based approach to the research and13; development of adaptive/smart/morphing airframe structural technologies at the Advanced Composites13; Division, NAL. Central to this approach is the efficient integration of thermal NiTi SMA elements with13; polymeric carbon composites. The SMA elements could be either externally placed or embedded in the13; polymeric composite. The external connection could be in the form of mechanisms / devices.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Smart material;Morphing
Subjects: CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS > Composite Materials
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Date Deposited: 13 May 2009
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2010 09:35
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/5100

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