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Fabrication and design of hybrid monolithic shape memory alloy actuators by d ryan walker a thesis presented to the university of waterloo in fulfillment of the. Mechanical faculty ing lungu ion phd thesis research concerning development of linear and rotary actuators based on shape memory alloys wires with.
Fabrication and characterization of porous shape memory alloys a thesis by luke edward penrod submitted to the ofﬁce of graduate studies of texas a&m university. Actively modifying textures using shape memory materials 21 shape memory alloys this thesis presents techniques for modifying the surface texture of shape. Prestressing concrete with shape memory alloy fibers a thesis presented to the faculty of california polytechnic state university, san luis obispo.
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