Title: Shape memory alloys - materials in action
Authors: Van Humbeeck, Jan ×
Chandrasekaran, M
Delaey, Lucas #
Issue Date: 1991
Publisher: Pergamon-elsevier science ltd
Series Title: Endeavour vol:15 issue:4 pages:148-154
Abstract: Memory metals recover their original shape when heated above a certain critical temperature after plastic deformation. They are now no longer a scientific curiosity but are finding an ever increasing range of practical applications. This article discusses the physical mechanisms involved and reviews present uses and future potential.
ISSN: 0160-9327
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Physical Metallurgy and Materials Engineering Section (-)
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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