Active materials and smart structures
Giurgiutiu, Victor Mechanical Engineering Department, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.
- Active materials
- Smart structures
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Active materials and smart structures offer a wealth of new opportunities for human ingenuity and engineering design. Whereas smart structures have the attributes of adaptability, flexibility, and even “intelligence,” the active materials are the enabling factors that make smart structures possible.
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