dc.contributor.authorTang, Cheng
dc.contributor.authorHuang, Wei Min
dc.contributor.authorWang, Chang Chun
dc.contributor.authorPurnawali, Hendra
dc.date.accessioned2013-07-22T06:11:02Z
dc.date.available2013-07-22T06:11:02Z
dc.date.copyright2012en_US
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.citationTang, C., Huang, W. M., Wang, C. C., & Purnawali, H. (2012). The triple-shape memory effect in NiTi shape memory alloys. Smart Materials and Structures, 21(8), 085022-.en_US
dc.identifier.issn0964-1726en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10220/11980
dc.description.abstractWe report two approaches to realize the triple-shape memory effect (SME), i.e., returning to the original shape from the temporary shape through one intermediate shape in a gradual/step-by-step heating induced recovery, in NiTi shape memory alloys (SMAs). In the programming process (which is to fix the temporary shape) in both approaches, the deformation is uniform throughout the whole length of the SMA samples without introducing any permanent change in the material properties. The requirements/conditions for this phenomenon and the underlying mechanisms are presented, together with experimental verifications. As revealed, with this technique, we are now able to achieve 'the material is the machine' for well controlled multi-positional maneuvers in SMAs.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSmart materials and structuresen_US
dc.rights© 2012 IOP Publishing Ltd.en_US
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Mechanical engineering
dc.titleThe triple-shape memory effect in NiTi shape memory alloysen_US
dc.typeJournal Article
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineeringen_US
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0964-1726/21/8/085022


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