A note on constrained shape memory alloys upon thermal cycling

Pan, G. H.; Huang, W. M.
December 2006
Journal of Materials Science;Dec2006, Vol. 41 Issue 23, p7964
Academic Journal
In this paper, we present a systematical study on the constrained shape memory alloys upon thermal cycling. The focuses are the transformation temperature interval and hysteresis. Closed-form expressions are obtained for biased actuators and thin films atop an elastic substrate.


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