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  • SMA in mitigation of extreme loads in civil engineering: damping actions in stayed cables 

    Torra Ferré, Vicenç; Isalgue Buxeda, Antonio; Auguet Sangrá, Carlota E.; Carreras, Guillem; Lovey, Francisco Carlos; Terriault, Patrick; Dieng, Lamine (Trans Tech Publications, 2011-10-27)
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    Guaranteeing the use of Shape Memory Alloys (SMA) in mitigation of extreme load effects requires a deep study of the SMA behavior according to the specific requirements of the application. In particular, for a storm is ...
  • The SMA: an effective damper in civil engineering that smoothes oscillations 

    Torra Ferré, Vicenç; Auguet Sangrá, Carlota E.; Carreras, Guillem; Dieng, Lamine; Lovey, F.C.; Terriault, P. (2012)
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    The properties of SMA (Shape Memory Alloys, smart materials) are associated to a first order phase transition named martensitic transformation that occurs between metastable phases: austenite and martensite. At higher ...