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Author Worden, K.

Title Smart technologies / K. Worden, W.A. Bullough & J. Haywood.

Imprint River Edge, NJ : World Scientific, 2003.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 271 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-271).
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- 1 The Smart Approach 8212; An Introduction to Smart Technologies -- 1.1 What Constitutes a Smart Technology? -- 1.2 Application of Smart Technologies -- 1.2.1 An Interdisciplinary Field -- 2 Sensing Systems for Smart Structures -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Sensor Requirements in Smart Systems -- 2.3 Sensor Technologies for Smart Systems -- 2.3.1 The Options -- 2.3.2 Using Conventional Sensors -- 2.3.3 New Technologies 8212; Fibre Optic Sensors -- 2.3.4 MEMS -- 2.3.5 Piezoceramics and Piezoelectric Polymers -- 2.3.6 Film Technologies: Coatings and Threads -- 2.4 Conclusions -- 3 Vibration Control Using Smart Structures -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.1.1 The Dynamics of Structures -- 3.1.2 Modal Analysis of Structures -- 3.2 Sensors and Actuators -- 3.3 Active Control of Structures -- 3.3.1 Modal Control -- 3.3.2 Adding Damping 8212; Derivative Feedback -- 3.3.3 Positive Position Feedback -- 3.3.4 Other Controllers -- 3.4 Examples of Vibration Control -- 3.4.1 A Cantilever Beam -- 3.4.2 A Slewing Beam -- 3.4.3 A Slewing Frame -- 3.4.4 Antenna -- 3.4.5 Plate Example -- 3.5 Conclusions -- Bibliography -- 4 Data Fusion 8212; The Role of Signal Processing for Smart Structures and Systems -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Sensors -- 4.3 Sensor Fusion -- 4.4 The JDL Model -- 4.5 The Boyd Model -- 4.6 The Waterfall Model -- 4.7 The Omnibus Model -- 4.8 The Relevance of Data Fusion for Smart Structures -- 4.9 Case Study: Fault Detection Based on Lamb Wave Scattering -- 4.9.1 Lamb Waves -- 4.9.2 Novelty Detection -- 4.9.3 Results -- 4.10 Sensor Optimisation, Validation and Failure-Safety -- 4.10.1 Optimal Sensor Distributions -- 4.10.2 Failure-Safe Distributions -- 4.11 Conclusions -- Acknowledgements -- Appendix A The Multi-Layer Perceptron -- Bibliography -- 5 Shape Memory Alloys 8212; A Smart Technology? -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Structural Origins of Shape Memory -- 5.3 One-Way Shape Memory -- 5.4 Two-Way Memory Effect -- 5.5 Pseudoelasticity or the Superelastic Effect -- 5.6 A Brief History of Memory Alloys and their Application -- 5.7 Why Not Use Bimetals? -- 5.8 Types of Shape Memory Alloy -- 5.9 Nickel Titanium Shape Memory Alloys -- 5.9.1 Background -- 5.9.2 Mechanical Behaviour -- 5.9.3 Corrosion Characteristics -- 5.9.4 Ternary Additions -- 5.9.5 Summary of Mechanical and Physical Properties -- 5.10 NiTi Shape Memory Alloys in Smart Applications -- 5.11 Shape Memory Alloys as Smart Actuators -- 5.11.1 Political Factors -- 5.11.2 Economic Forces -- 5.11.3 Social Forces -- 5.11.4 Technological Forces -- 5.12 Shape Memory Alloys and their Fit to Smart Technologies -- 5.12.1 Shape Memory Alloys 8212; A Smart Material? -- 5.12.2 Shape Memory Alloys in Smart Structures -- 5.13 Final Thoughts -- Bibliography -- 6 Piezoelectric Materials -- 6.1 Introduction to Piezoelectricity -- 6.1.1 Crystallography of Piezoelectricity -- 6.1.2 The Interaction Between Mechanical and Electrical Systems -- 6.1.3 Some Piezoelectric Materials -- 6.2 Applications of the Direct Piezoelectric Effect -- 6.3 Acoustic Transducers -- 6.4 Piezoelectric Actuators -- 6.4.1 Bimorphs and Other Bending Piezo-Actuators -- 6.4.2 Monolithic Actuators -- 6.4.3 Stack and Multi-Layer Act.
Summary A general introduction to intelligent or smart materials, systems and machines. Presented in understandable and non-mathematical terms, it is for anyone who is interested in future developments in these fields or who needs to be briefed on the current status of these interdisciplinary technologies. The intended audience comprises physicists, engineers, materials scientists and computer scientists of all levels, from undergraduates to post-doctoral practitioners.
Language English.
Subject Technological innovations.
Smart structures.
Smart materials.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Engineering (General)
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Reference.
Smart materials. (OCoLC)fst01121551
Smart structures. (OCoLC)fst01121555
Technological innovations. (OCoLC)fst01145002
Kunstmatige intelligentie.
Sensoren.
Vormgeheugen.
Pizo-elektriciteit.
Signaalverwerking.
Biomaterialen.
Biomimetic chemistry.
Magnetostrictie.
Materiais.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic book.
Added Author Bullough, W. A.
Haywood, J. (Jonathan)
Other Form: Print version: Worden, K. Smart technologies. River Edge, NJ : World Scientific, 2003 9810247761 (DLC) 2003271972 (OCoLC)52592028
ISBN 9781601192493 (electronic bk.)
1601192495 (electronic bk.)
9789812705310 (electronic bk.)
9812705317 (electronic bk.)
1281908762
9781281908766
9789810247768
9810247761
9810247761
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AU@ 000051412374
AU@ 000058413344
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GBVCP 802288332
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