Fatigue of SMAs

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


With growing applications of SMA components in different engineering applications, the issue of material performance over its designed life is of great concern to researchers lately. Fatigue studies in SMAs is still an unsolved puzzle and we wish to highlight some important items that affect the designers and some open questions in SMA fatigue areas.


Shape Memory Effect Martensite Variant Martensite Volume Fraction NiTi SMAs Thermomechanical Response 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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