Graphical Description of Temperature Controlled Actuation of SMA Wires

  • Ashwin RaoEmail author
  • A. R. Srinivasa
  • J. N. Reddy
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In this chapter, we will demonstrate how the SMA wires and springs are actuated and the way a given stroke is achieved by means of temperature changes.


Shape Memory Effect Wire Diameter Austenitic State Pull Force Hysteretic Response 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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