Factors Influencing Design of SMA Actuators

  • Ashwin RaoEmail author
  • A. R. Srinivasa
  • J. N. Reddy
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)


Given the complex nonlinear nature of SMA responses, understanding their coupled thermomechanical responses of different components has been of significant interest for both researchers and application developers.


Transformation Temperature NiTi Alloy Plateau Stress Martensite Variant Equiatomic Composition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA

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