1 May 1992 The stability of strain in shape-memory actuators
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This paper addresses some of the problems associated with the use of shape-memoryactuators in Smart structures. These problems include (i) prediction of the straintrajectories during partial actuation, and (ii) the long-term stability of actuation strain.These phenomena are discussed in the context of their implications for actuator control,and the design of structures containing shape-memory actuators.
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C. M. Friend, C. M. Friend, } "The stability of strain in shape-memory actuators", Proc. SPIE 1777, First European Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, 177710 (1 May 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.2298059; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2298059
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