Shape Memory Alloy Engineering, Second Edition, builds upon the success of the first edition, while embracing the advancements in new materials, new systems and new applications. Readers will gain an understanding of the intrinsic properties of SMAs and their characteristic state diagrams, allowing for the design of innovative compact actuation systems. As with the first edition, the structure remains the same in order to guide the reader from the selection of the material, including the manufacturing aspects, the integration in actuator systems or other kind of devices (as dissipation and isolation elements), and the final applications to practical problems. In addition, a new section is solely dedicated to addressing modelling and design process aspects in order to provide the users with essential tools for product development and implementation to their specific problems. It also explores recent applications, dividing between consolidated commercial applications and correlated expected developments, as well as current research activities aimed at making up new devices for innovative implementations. The book realistically discusses both the potential of these fascinating materials as well as their limitations in everyday life, and how to overcome some of those limitations in order to achieve proper design of useful SMA mechanisms.
- Greatly expanded scope looking at new applications of the SMA devices and current research activities aimed at making up new devices for innovative implementations
- Covers all aspects of SMA technology - from a global state-of-the-art survey to the classification of the existing materials, from the basic material design, to the material manufacture, and from device engineering design to its implementation within actual systems
- Presents the material within a modular architecture over the different topics from the material conception to practical engineering realisations
- Includes a detailed bibliography with each chapter, providing the reader with a rich resource to further explore the different topics
Section 1 Introduction 1. Historical Background and Future Perspectives 2. Latest Attainments 3. Standards for SMA Applications
Section 2 Material 4. Phenomenology of Shape Memory Alloys (includes Minor Phenomena) 5. Experimental Characterization of Shape Memory Alloys 6. Manufacturing of Shape Memory Alloys (incudes Additive Manufacturing) 7. Fatigue of SMA
Section 3 Modelling 8. 1D SMA Models 9. SMA Constitutive Modelling and Analysis of Plates and Composite Laminates 10. Advanced Constitutive Modelling 11. SMA in Commercial Codes
Section 4 Actuators 12. Design of Innovative Actuators 13. Actuators Design and Industrial Manufacturing 14. Design of SMA-based Structural Actuators
Section 5 Aerospace 15. Devices for Aeronautics 16. SMA for Composite Aerospace Structures 17. Devices for Helicopters 18. Devices for Space
Section 6 Biomedical 19. SMA Biomedical Applications (includes Biocompatibility Features of SMA) 20. SMA Cardiovascular Applications and Computer-Based Design
Section 7 Civil 21. Buildings 22. Civil Infrastructures 23. Historical Monuments
Section 8 Industrial 24. Automotive 25. Nuclear and Heavy Industry
Prof. Leonardo Lecce graduated in 1971 with honours in Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Naples Federico II where he spent his academic career. He retired from Full Professor of Aerospace Structures, on September 1st, 2016. Since 2000 to 2006, he had the Aeronautical Engineering Department Chair. He has supervised more than 250 Graduation and 20 Doctoral (PhD) theses. He has been a member of the EU Expert Commission for the evaluation of research proposals many times. He has taken up appointment as a member of the Scientific Committee at the Italian Aerospace Research Centre (CIRA) many times, too. He is a member of the Board of the Italian branch of the Advisory Council for Aeronautics Research in Europe (ACARE), and since 2006, he is a member of the Executive Committee of the European Association of Structural Health Monitoring. Founder of the ex-Alumni Association of the Aerospace Engineers at the University of Naples Federico II (AIAN), he was its President for many years. In 2013, he was named President of the Italian Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIDAA), after having directed the Naples Chapter since 2010. He is currently the CEO of the company Novotech - Advanced Aerospace Technology S.r.L.
Dr. Antonio Concilio took his degree in Aeronautics Engineering with honour at the University of Napoli "Federico II (Italia) in 1989; there, he was also awarded his PhD in Aerospace Engineering in 1995. In 2007 he completed the ECATA Master in Aerospace Business Administration, at ISAE-Supaero, Toulouse (France). He supervised more than 10 Doctoral (PhD) theses. Since 1989 he works as a Researcher at the Italian Aerospace Research Centre (Italia), where he is currently the Head of the Adaptive Structures Division. Since 2005, he is a lecturer at the PhD School "SCUDO at the University of Napoli "Federico II ("Introduction to Smart Structures, Theory and Applications). He is author of more than 150 scientific papers, presented at conferences or published into specialised journals.
Vincenza Antonucci works at the Istituto per i Polimeri, Compositi e Biomateriali in Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy.
Elio Sacco works in the Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture at University of Naples, Italy.
Ferdinando Auricchio works at the University of Pavia in Italy.