Smart Structures and Materials Selected Papers from the 7th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Smart Structures and Materials

This work was compiled with expanded and reviewed contributions from the 7th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, that was held from 3 to 6 June 2015 at Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal. The Conference provided a comprehensive forum for discussing the current state of the ar...

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Other Authors: Araujo, Aurelio L. (Editor), Mota Soares, Carlos A. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2017, 2017
Edition:1st ed. 2017
Series:Computational Methods in Applied Sciences
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Active Control of the Hinge of a Flapping Wing with Electrostatic Sticking to Modify the Passive Pitching Motion, by Hugo Peters, Qi Wang, Hans Goosen and Fred van Keulen
  • Robust Multi-Objective Evolutionary Optimization-Based Inverse Identification Of Three-Dimensional Elastic Behaviour Of Multilayer Unidirectional Fibre Composites, by Mohsen Hamdi, Ayech Benjeddou
  • Role of structural nonlinearity in enhancing the performance of vibration energy harvesting based on electret materials, by Eugenio G.M. Brusa, Mircea Gh. Munteanu
  • Nanoscale Future Actuators based on Carbon Nanotube Architectures, by Sebastian Geier, Thorsten Mahrholz, Peter Wierach, Michael Sinapius
  • Towards the Industrial Application of Morphing Aircraft Wings - Development of the Actuation Kinematics of a Droop Nose, by Stefan Storm , Johannes Kirn
  • Modelling the Constitutive Behaviour of Martensite and Austenite in Shape Memory Alloys using closed-form Analytical Continuous Equations, by Arathi Pai, Thomas Niendorf, Phillip Krooss, Isabel Koke, Ansgar Traechtler and Mirko Schaper
  • Methods For Assessment Of Composite Aerospace Structures, by T. Wandowski, P. Malinowski, M. Radzienski, S. Opoka, W. Ostachowicz
  • Artificial muscles design methodology applied to robotic fingers, by J. L. Ramírez, A. Rubiano, N. Jouandeau, L. Gallimard, and O. Polit
  • Reliability Analysis of Variable Stiffness Composite Structures, by A.R. Sohoulia, M. Yildizb, A. Suleman.
  • Numerical analysis of fracture of pre-stressed ferroelectric actuator taking into account cohesive zone for damage accumulation, by Sergii Kozinov and Meinhard Kuna
  • Adaptive Inductor for Vibration Damping in Presence of Uncertainty, by Bilal Mokrani, Ioan Burda, André Preumont
  • Control System Design for a Morphing Wing Trailing Edge, by Ignazio Dimino1a, Monica Ciminelloa, Antonio Concilioa,Andrè Gratiasb, Martin Schuellerb, Rosario Pecorac
  • Efficient Experimental Validation of Stochastic Sensitivity Analyses of Smart Systems, by Steffen Ochs, Sushan Li, Christian Adams, Tobias Melz.-Design of Control Concepts for a Smart Beam Structure with Regard to Sensitivity Analysis of the System by Sushan Li, Steffen Ochs, Elena Slomski, Tobias Melz