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Course Postgraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AE841
Subject Title SMART MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES

Syllabus

Overview of smart materials – piezoelectric ceramics – piezo-polymers – magnetostrictive materials – electroactive polymers – shape memory alloys – electro and magneto rheological fluids.

Mechanics of Piezoelectric Materials and Systems: constitutive modelling – actuator and sensor – piezoelectric beams and plates. Shape Memory Alloys: constitutive modelling – actuation models. Electroactive polymer materials applications.

Text Books

1. Leo, D. J., Engineering Analysis of Smart Material Systems, Wiley (2007).

References

1. Culshaw, B., Smart Structures and Materials, Artech House (1996).

2. Gaudenzi, P., Smart Structures: Physical Behaviour, Mathematical Modelling and Applications, Wiley (2009).