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MEE742 Smart Materials and Structures

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This course covers the operating principles and the constitutive modeling of smart materials including piezoceramics, magnetostrictives, shape memory alloys, magnetorheological fluids, and electroactive polymers. Constitutive and system-level modeling. Current approaches for designing and implementing smart structures in real-world applications will be reviewed.

Prerequisites: MEE321 Material Properties and MEE391 Instrumentation and Measurements