Intelligent Structural Systems by Hornsen TzouIntelligent Structural Systems by Hornsen Tzou

Intelligent Structural Systems

EditorHornsen Tzou, G.L. Anderson

Paperback | December 8, 2010

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The study of `intelligent (smart) structures and systems' is emerging as a new research area that is multi-disciplinary in nature, requiring technical expertise from mechanical engineering, structural engineering, electrical engineering, applied mechanics, engineering mathematics, material science, computer science, biological science, etc. This technology is quite likely to contribute significantly to advances in the design of high-performance structures, adaptive structures, high-precision systems, microsystems, etc. This volume contains specially invited contributions to state-of-the-art research in the evolution of intelligent (smart) structures and systems. Topics include: current intelligent (smart) structures research activities, piezoelectric structures, shape memory alloy reinforced composites, applications of electrorheological fluids, intelligent sensor systems, adaptive presicion trusses, damage detection, model reinforcement, control of axal moving continua, distributed transducers, etc.
Title:Intelligent Structural SystemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:463 pages, 9.45 × 6.3 × 0 inPublished:December 8, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048141923

ISBN - 13:9789048141920

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Table of Contents

Editor's Preface. Introduction to Smart Structures; G.L. Anderson, A. Crowson, J. Chandra. Active Piezoelectric Shell Continua; H.S. Tzou. Piezoelectric Laminate: Theory and Experimentations for Distributed Sensors and Actuators; C.-K. Lee. Active Control of Nitinol-Reinforced Composite Beams; A. Baz, S. Poh, J. Ro, M. Mutua, J. Gilheany. Electrorheological Fluids -- Materials and Applications; T.G. Duclos, J.D. Carlson, M.J. Chrzan, J.P. Coulter. Piezoelectric Wafers for Reducing the Structure Vibrations; P. Destuynder, I. Legrain, L. Castel, N. Richard. Intelligent Sensor Systems for Underwater Acoustic Applications; T.R. Howarth, V.K. Varadan, V.V. Varadan. Distributed Transducer Design for Intelligent Structural Components; J.E. Hubbard, Jr, S.E. Burke. Optimal Actuator Placement in Adaptive Precision Trusses; S.K. Das, S. Utku, G.S. Chen, B.K. Wada. Active Vibration Control of Axially Moving Continua; B. Yang, C.D. Mote, Jr. Model Refinement and Damage Location for Intelligent Structures; D.C. Zimmerman, S.W. Smith. Subject Index.