Current Projects:

SMA Characterization, Model Development and Design

Fatigue and Fracture of SMAs

High Temperature SMAs (HTSMAs)

Magnetic SMAs(MSMAs)

Numerical Analysis and Design of Aerospace Applications Incorperating

Shape Memory Polymers (SMPs)

Hybrid SMA Composites

Past Projects:

Compact SMA Actuators


Dynamic SMAs

Multifunctional Materials

Non-Linear Vibration of SMA Systems

Porous SMAs

Smart Skin

SMA Actuators

Space SMAs
Dynamic SMAs
Dynamic SMA Abstract

Project Description: The computational (Finite Element) modeling of stress waves in non-porous and porous Shape Memory Alloys (SMAs).

People Involved with Dynamic SMAs:
Andrzej Safjan
Michael Newman
Peter Popov