Fabrication of Smart Actuators Based on Composite Materials

  • H. Asanuma
Conference paper
Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 89)


Advanced material systems such as actuators and/or sensors embedded materials are becoming of worldwide interest because of their new material functions, e.g., actuation, noise reduction, vibration suppression, damage detection, self recovery or repair, and fabrication process monitoring. Fabrication of these new material systems used for smart structures has been realized by embedding sophisticated sensors and/or actuators in host structural materials such as polymer matrix composites.[1,2]


Aluminum Matrix Copper Foil Strain Sensor Smart Structure Nickel Wire 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Asanuma
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  1. 1.Dept. of Electronics & Mechanical EngineeringChiba UniversityChibaJapan

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