Postgraduate Programme:
“Automation Systems”

Teaching Staff:
D. Manolakos, A. Markopoulos

Course Description:
Definition and classification of smartĀ  materials. Relation between crystallic structure and smart behaviour of materials. Piezoelectric and electrostrictive materials. Magnetostrictive materials. Shape-memory alloys. Electro- and magneto-rheologic fluids. Sensor and actuator technology based on smart materials. Additional considerations of smart materials technological applications.

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