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Title Shape memory alloy valves : basics, potentials, design / Alexander Czechowicz, Sven Langbein, editors.

Published Cham : Springer, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource
Series Springer English/International eBooks 2015 - Full Set
Notes Includes index.
Contents Introduction -- Valve Technology: State of the Art and System Design -- Introduction to Shape Memory Alloy Technology -- Introduction to Shape Memory Alloy Actuators -- Sensing Properties of SMA Actuators and Sensorless Control -- Potentials of Shape Memory Technology in Industrial Applications -- Shape Memory Valves: Motivation, Risks and Potentials -- Design of Thermal SMA Valves -- Design of Electrical SMA Valves -- Methodology for SMA Valve Development Explained by the Development of a SMA Pinch Valve -- Examples of Shape Memory Alloy Valves on Market -- Future Perspectives of SMA and SMA-Valves.
Summary This book introduces shape memory alloy (SMA) technology with a specific focus on valve applications. The authors describe the basics of shape memory actuators, application characteristics of these smart materials, and the current and potential uses of this technology. The book includes an overview of thermal and electrical valves based on SMA as well as detailed approaches in product development of different SMA valve designs.
Other author Czechowicz, Alexander, editor.
Langbein, Sven, editor.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Shape memory alloys.
Valves -- Materials.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783319190815
3319190806 (print)
9783319190808 (print)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-3-319-19081-5