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Course Postgraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code CHM875
Subject Title Smart and Intelligent Materials


Smart materials and structures- piezoelectric materials, peizoceramics, piezopolymers; Shape memory materials- one way and two ways SME, Training of SMAs, Functional properties of SMAs; Chromogenic materials- principles and design strategies; Smart polymers- temperature responsive and light responsive polymers, Molecular imprinting using smart polymers, Smart hydrogels, Fast responsive hydrogels, Applications; Smart systems for space applications- smart corrosion protection coatings, Self-healing materials, Sensors, Actuators, Deployment devices

Text Books

1.    D.J. Leo, Engineering Analysis of Smart Material Systems, Wiley 2007.
2.    M. Addington, D.L. Schodek, Smart Materials and New Technologies in Architecture, Elsevier 2005.
3.    K. Otsuka, C.M. Wayman (Eds.), Shape Memory Materials, Cambridge University Press, 1998.
4.    M.V. Gandhi, B. S. Thompson, Smart Materials and Structures, Chapman & Hall, 1992.
5.    M. Schwartz, New Materials, Processes and Methods Technology, CRC Press, 2006.
6.    P. Ball, Made to Measure: Materials for the 21stCentury, Princeton University Press, 1997.
7.    I. Galaev, B. Mattiasson (Eds.), Smart Polymers: Applications in Biotechnology and Biomedicine, 2nd ed., CRC Press, 2008.
8.    N. Yui, R. J. Mrsny, K. Park (Eds.), Reflexive Polymers and Hydrogels: Understanding and Designing Fast Responsive Polymeric Systems, CRC Press, 2004.