Description and Simulation of Shape Memory

  • Ingo Müller
Conference paper

Summary

Shape memory and pseudoelasticity provide a paradigma of thermomechanical interaction in a solid. In a schematic manner we describe some observed properties of shape memory alloys and we proceed to simulate them by a structural model. The exploitation of the properties of the model uses simple ideas from statistical mechanics and from the theory of activated processes.

Keywords

Entropy Austenite Martensite 

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References

  1. 1.
    Müller, I.: Pseudoelasticity in Shape Memory Alloys — An extreme Case of Thermoelasticity. IMA preprint No. 169, July 1985. Also: Proc. Convegno Termoelasticitá, Rome, May 1985Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Achenbach, M.: Ein Modell zur Simulation des Last-Verformungs-Temperatur-verhaltens von Legierungen mit Formerinnerungsvermögen. Dissertation, Technische Universität Berlin (1986)Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ingo Müller
    • 1
  1. 1.Physikalische IngenieurwissenschaftTU BerlinGermany

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