Multifunctional materials: The basis for adaptronics

Wenwu Cao

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Chapter 3 attends to multifunctional materials as one of the essential requisites for the development of adaptronic systems. Fundamentals of diverse functional materials important for adaptronic applications are described from the standpoint of material science. A special section addresses the possibilities of achieving increased functionality through targeted material engineering.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdaptronics and Smart Structures
Subtitle of host publicationBasics, Materials, Design and Applications
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages25
ISBN (Print)9783540719656
StatePublished - 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Materials Science
  • General Chemistry


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