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Smart Materials in Architecture, Interior Architecture and Design

Birkhäuser

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Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-9
  2. Trends and Developments

  3. Innovative Materials and Products

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 188-191

About this book

10 trends and developments 26 innovative materials and products 43 smart materials 45 PROPERTY-CHANGING SMART MATERIALS 46 SHAPE-CHANGING SMART MATERIALS 47 thermostrictive smart materials 47 THERMAL EXPANSION MATERIALS (TEM) / EXPANSION MATERIALS (EM) > MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, PROJECTS 53 THERMOBIMETALS (TB) > MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, PROJECTS 59 SHAPE MEMORY ALLOYS (SMA) > MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, PROJECTS 66 electroactive smart materials 66 ELECTROACTIVE POLYMERS (EAP) > MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, PROJECTS 72 COLOUR- AND OPTICALLY CHANGING SMART MATERIALS 73 photochromic smart materials 73 PHOTOCHROMIC MATERIALS (PC) > MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, PROJECTS 80 thermochromic and thermotropic smart materials 80 THERMOCHROMIC/-TROPIC MATERIALS (TC, TT) > MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, PROJECTS 89 electrochromic and electrooptic smart materials 89 ELECTROCHROMIC/-OPTIC MATERIALS (EC, EO) > MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, PROJECTS 98 ADHESION-CHANGING SMART MATERIALS 100 photoadhesive smart materials 100 TITANIUM DIOXIDE (TiO ) > 2 MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, PROJECTS 109 ENERGY-EXCHANGING SMART MATERIALS photoluminescent smart materials FLUORESCENCE > MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, PROJECTS PHOSPHORESCENCE > MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, PROJECTS electroluminescent smart materials INJECTION ELECTROLUMINESCENCE | LIGHT-EMTTING DIODES (LED) > MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, PROJECTS THICK FILM ELECTROLUMINESCENCE | ELECTROLUMINESCENT MATERIALS (EL) > MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, PROJECTS POLYMER/SMALL MOLECULE ELECTROLUMINESCENCE | ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODES (OLED) > MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, PROJECTS photoelectric smart materials DYE SOLAR CELLS (DSC) > MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, PROJECTS thermoelectric smart materials THERMOELECTRIC GENERATORS (TEG) > MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, PROJECTS piezoelectric smart materials PIEZOELECTRIC CERAMICS/POLYMERS (PEC, PEP) > MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, PROJECTS heat-storing smart materials PHASE CHANGE MATERIALS (PCM) > MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, PROJECTS 173 MATTER-EXCHANGING SMART MATERIALS gas/water-storing smart materials MINERAL AD-/ABSORBENTS (MAd, MAb) > MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, PROJECTS ABSORBENT/SUPERABSORBENT POLYMERS (AP, SAP) >

Keywords

  • Building
  • Building materials
  • Innenarchitektur
  • Material
  • architecture
  • design

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...deeply significant and thought provoking... [...] Ritter's contemporary space-log [...] is sure to spirit you away on a voyage both intergalactic and informative.

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About the author

Axel Ritter is a practicing architect. He has been researching and developing constructions using smart materials for more than ten years.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Smart Materials in Architecture, Interior Architecture and Design

  • Authors: Axel Ritter

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7643-8227-8

  • Publisher: Birkhäuser Basel

  • eBook Packages: Architecture and Design, Engineering (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Birkhäuser Basel 2007

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: 191

  • Number of Illustrations: 45 b/w illustrations, 388 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Building Construction and Design