Engineering Aspects of Shape Memory Alloys - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750610094, 9781483144757

Engineering Aspects of Shape Memory Alloys

1st Edition

Authors: T W Duerig K N Melton D Stöckel
eBook ISBN: 9781483144757
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 13th November 1990
Page Count: 512
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Engineering Aspects of Shape Memory Alloys provides an understanding of shape memory by defining terms, properties, and applications. It includes tutorials, overviews, and specific design examples—all written with the intention of minimizing the science and maximizing the engineering aspects. Although the individual chapters have been written by many different authors, each one of the best in their fields, the overall tone and intent of the book is not that of a proceedings, but that of a textbook.
The book consists of five parts. Part I deals with the mechanism of shape memory and the alloys that exhibit the effect. It also defines many essential terms that will be used in later parts. Part II deals primarily with constrained recovery, but to some extent with free recovery. There is an introductory paper which defines terms and principles, then several specific examples of products based on constrained recovery. Both Parts III and IV deal with actuators. Part III introduces engineering principles while Part IV presents several of the specific examples. Finally, Part V deals with superelasticity, with an introductory paper and then several specific examples of product engineering.

Table of Contents


Part I

An Introduction to Martensite and Shape Memory

Ni-Ti Based Shape Memory Alloys

Introduction to the R-Phase Transition

Ni-Ti-Cu Shape Memory Alloys

Shape Memory and Transformation Behavior of Martensitic Ti-Pd-Ni and Ti-Pt-Ni Alloys

Cu-Based Shape Memory Alloys

Cu-AI-Ni-Mn: A New Shape Memory Alloy for High Temperature Applications

On the Stability of Shape Memory Alloys

Measurable Changes Concomitant with the Shape Memory Effect Transformation

Part II

The Mechanical Aspects of Constrained Recovery

Wide Hysteresis Shape Memory Alloys

Shape Memory Alloy Tube and Pipe Couplings

The Design of Electrical Interconnection Systems with Shape Memory Alloys

Shape Memory Alloy Fastener Rings

Shape Memory Alloy Applications in Space Systems

Part III

Actuator and Work Production Devices

The Two-Way Shape Memory Effect

Thermal Actuators: A Comparison of Shape Memory Alloys with Thermostatic Bimetals and Wax Actuators

Electrical Actuators: Alloy Selection, Processing and Evaluation

Design Principles for Ni-Ti Actuators

Design Principles for Cu-Zn-AI Actuators

Fatigue Properties of Ni-Ti Shape Memory Alloys

Fatigue of Copper-Based Shape Memory Alloys

Part IV

Shape Memory Actuators for Automotive Applications

The Use of Shape Memory Alloys for Fire Protection

In Line Anti-Scald Safety Valve

Shape Memory Sensor and Actuator for Air Conditioners

Shape Memory Actuators in Circuit Breakers

Shape Memory Actuators for Robotic Applications

A Shape Memory Arming Device

Using Shape Memory for Proportional Control

Part V

An Engineer's Perspective of Pseudoelasticity

Thermal and Stress Cycling Effects and Fatigue Properties of Ni-Ti Alloys

Linear Superelasticity in Cold-Worked Ni-Ti

Eyeglass Frames and SMA - The Challenge and the Product

The Use of Ni-Ti as an Implant Material in Orthopedics

Medical Applications of Ni-Ti Alloys in China

Superelastic Ni-Ti Alloys in Orthodontics

Shape Memory Implants

The Use of Ni-Ti in the Homer Mammalok

The Use of Superelasticity in Guidewires and Arthroscopic Instrumentation

Some Notes on the Mechanical Damping of Shape Memory Alloys



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T W Duerig

K N Melton

D Stöckel

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