Accession Number : ADA289598

Title :   Second European Conference on Smart Structures & Materials.

Corporate Author : STRATHCLYDE UNIV GLASGOW (UNITED KINGDOM) SMART STRUCTURES RESEARCH INST

Personal Author(s) : McDonach, Alaster ; Gardiner, Peter T. ; McEwen, Ron S. ; Culshaw, Brian

PDF Url : ADA289598

Report Date : 18 NOV 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 391

Abstract : The future of molecularly based Smart Materials hinges on the development of integrated technologies addressing synthesis, assembly, shaping etc and some of these are now becoming clear. Even in the bolt on era new technologies will allow issues of commensurate engineering to be addressed. (mm)

Descriptors :   *FIBER OPTICS, *SPACECRAFT, *AIRCRAFT, *ELECTROOPTICS, *COMPOSITE MATERIALS, *ALLOYS, *OPTICAL DETECTORS, STRESS STRAIN RELATIONS, MIRRORS, EUROPE, VIBRATION, SYMPOSIA, POLYMERS, WIRE, FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS, DAMAGE ASSESSMENT, DAMPING, COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, CONCRETE, CHEMICAL COMPOSITION, AEROSPACE SYSTEMS, CERAMIC MATERIALS, PIEZOELECTRIC MATERIALS, ARTIFICIAL SATELLITES, STRAIN GAGES, FUZZY SETS, TRUSSES, ACOUSTIC ATTENUATION, NOISE REDUCTION, EPOXY COMPOSITES, REFLECTORS, HEATERS, NEURAL NET, FABRY PEROT INTRFEROMETERS, FERROELECTRIC MATRIALS, PRESSING(FORMING).

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Electrooptical and Optoelectronic Devices
      Laminates and Composite Materials
      Cybernetics
      Optical Detection and Detectors
      Electricity and Magnetism
      Electricity and Magnetism
      Unmanned Spacecraft
      Manned Spacecraft

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