Polyurethane Shape Memory Polymers (Paperback)
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Polyurethane Shape Memory Polymers (Paperback)

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Paperback 383 Pages / Published: 30/03/2017
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Shape memory polymers (SMPs) are some of the most important and valuable engineering materials developed in the last 25 years. These fascinating materials demonstrate remarkably versatile properties-including capacity for actuation and stimulus responsiveness-that are enabling technologists to develop applications used to explore everything from the outer reaches of space to the inside of the human body.

Polyurethane Shape Memory Polymers details the fundamentals of SMP makeup, as well as their shape-recovery features and their seemingly endless potential for use in applications ranging from the macro- to submicron scales. With an abundance of illustrations and vivid pictures to explain how SMPs and their composites work and how they can be used, this book covers:

History and most recent developments in SMPs

Thermomechanical properties and behavior of the polymers and their composites

Modification of SMPs and novel actuation mechanisms

Large-scale surface pattern generation

Multi-shape memory effect

Fabrication techniques

Characterization of composites

A must-have reference for anyone working in the materials science and engineering fields, this book outlines the properties-such as light weight, low cost, and ability to handle high strain-that make the easily processed SMPs so useful in fields including aerospace, biomedicine, and textiles. It is intended to help readers understand and apply the knowledge and techniques presented to develop new innovations that will further benefit society.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9781138075009
Number of pages: 383
Weight: 708 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 mm


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"One in all, the authors managed to write a book which gives a comprehensive overview on polyurethane shape memory polymer research. Due to the authors' long-term research experience, I am optimistic that Polyurethane Shape Memory Polymers will be a success story. Everyone, who wants to learn about these fascinating materials or get inspired, will find plenty of information and a valuable source of inspiration."
-- Dr. Thorsten Pretsch, BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany

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