4 June 1999 New constitutive relationship of shape memory alloy composite
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Abstract
Shape Memory Alloys (SMAs) have been a major element of Smart Materials and Structures. Many applications, however, call for the embedding of SMA materials within structure components to sense and/or control the thermo-mechanical response of the structures. Therefore, the works on developing constitutive relationship of SMA composite are needed. In this paper, a one-dimensional constitutive law of Shape Memory Alloy composite is developed based on Brinson's one-dimensional SMA constitutive relationship. The thermo-mechanical behaviors of SMA composite are simulated implementing this constitutive relationship. In addition, the bending of a bias SMA composite is also investigated.
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Xiaodong Wu, Guojun Sun, Jianshen Wu, "New constitutive relationship of shape memory alloy composite", Proc. SPIE 3667, Smart Structures and Materials 1999: Mathematics and Control in Smart Structures, (4 June 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.350136; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.350136
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Shape memory alloys

Composites

Smart materials

Control systems

Curium

Mathematical modeling

Numerical modeling

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