A smart material based approach to morphing

Dayananda, GN and Kamalakannan, GM and Senthil Kumar, P and Jayasankar, S and Satisha, - (2009) A smart material based approach to morphing. In: MAV Workshop- Challenges and Presferred Outcomes, 13 November 2008, National Aerospace Laboratories.

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Abstract

This presentation gives an overview of the Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) based approach to the research and development of adaptive/smart/morphing airframe structural technologies at the Advanced Composites Division, NAL. Central to this approach is the efficient integration of thermal NiTi SMA elements with polymeric carbon composites. The SMA elements could be either externally placed or embedded in the polymeric composite. The external connection could be in the form of mechanisms / devices. The various activities related to morphing technologies are briefly discussed below:

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Smart Material; Composite Materials
Subjects: CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS > Composite Materials
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Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2010 05:56
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2010 05:57
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/9067

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