phdindustrialengineering

Lecture: Functional and smart materials: classification, features and applications

Prof. Girolamo Costanza

 Programme

Functional and Smart Materials. Property change as a response of external stimulus: shape memory (alloy, polymer), magnetorheological, thermochromic, photomechanical. Energy conversion: piezoelectric, electrostriction, thermoelectric, photoluminescent.  Phase change materials: magnetocaloric, optical storage.  Applications.