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MCE530 Smart Materials

[3–0, 3 cr.]

Covers various smart materials, such as shape memory alloys and piezoelectric and magnetostrictive materials, current research in material development and diverse applications in areas such as medicine, automobiles and aerospace. The aim of the course is to bridge the gap between different areas of material development, characterization, modeling and practical applications of smart materials.

Pre-requisites: Fifth-year standing and the consent of the instructor.