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Measurement of the SMA Actuator Properties

  • M. Dovica
  • T. Kelemenová
  • M. Kelemen
Conference paper


The paper deals with experimental measurement of properties of the shape memory alloy (SMA) wire actuator. A measurement stand is designed for experimental examinations of the actuator properties. Statics and dynamic characteristic is determined via experimentally way. Step response for activation and deactivation of actuator has been obtained. Experimental stand has been designed for educational purposes in mechatronic study program.


Shape Memory Alloy Step Response Shape Memory Alloy Wire Bias Weight Baia Mare 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Dovica
    • 1
  • T. Kelemenová
    • 1
  • M. Kelemen
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringTechnical University of KošiceKošiceSlovak Republic

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