Micromechanics and Homogenization of SMA-Wire-Reinforced Materials

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S. Marfia, E. Sacco

University of Cassino, Via G. Di Biasio 43, Cassino, Frosinone 03043, Italy

J. Appl. Mech 72(2), 259-268 (Mar 15, 2005) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1839186 History: Received December 19, 2003; Revised August 31, 2004; Online March 15, 2005
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Superelastic effect in the mechanical response of the SMA for composites with different values of the SMA volume fraction: (a) fΩ=0.05; (b) fΩ=0.1
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Superelastic mechanical response of the SMA composites with different values of the matrix Young modulus
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Effect of a low value of the prestrain in the SMA fibers on the mechanical response of the SMA composite
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Effect of a high value of the prestrain in the SMA fibers on the mechanical response of the SMA composite
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Scheme of the phase transformations in uniaxial tension and compression versus temperature
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Scheme of the homogenization procedure
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Shape memory effect in the mechanical response of the SMA composite




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