Shape Memory Alloys (SMAs) for Engineering Applications (II)


PLENARY LECTURE: Feasibility of Superelastic Large Diameter Copper-Aluminum-Manganese SMA Bars in Bridge Columns

S. Saiidi1, E. Jordan2

1: University of Nevada, Reno, Civil Engineering, Reno, USA
2: Magnusson Klemencic Associates up in Seattle, Washington, USA


Nailed iron-based shape memory alloy (Fe-SMA) strips for strengthening of steel members

E. Fritsch1,2, M. Izadi2,3, E. Ghafoori2

1: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria
2: Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Dübendorf, Switzerland
3: University of Tehran, Iran


Strengthening of concrete structures with iron-based shape memory alloy elements: Case studies

B. Schranz1,2, J. Michels1,3, M. Shahverdi1,4, C. Czaderski1

1: Structural Engineering Laboratory, Empa, Dübendorf, Switzerland
2: ETH Zürich, Switzerland
3: re-fer AG, Brunnen, Switzerland
4: University of Tehran, Iran


"memory steel" for Shear Reinforcement of Concrete Structures

M. Shahverdi1,2, C. Czaderski1, J. Michels1,3

1: Empa, Dübendorf, Switzerland
2: University of Tehran, Iran
3: re-fer AG, Brunnen, Switzerland


Damping device having self-centering capacity using SMA rings

E. Choi1, Y. Ha1, T.Y. Kim1, S.J. Park1, Y.-s. Lee1, D.H. Kim1, A. Ostadrahimi1

1: Hongik University, Seoul, South Korea

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Potentials and challenges for Fe-Mn-Al-Ni-X iron based shape memory alloys in civil engineering

M. Vollmer1, C. Lauhoff1, P. Krooß1, A. Weidner2, U. Prahl2, H. Biermann2, T. Niendorf1

1: University of Kassel, Kassel, Germany
2: Freiberg University of Mining and Technology, Freiberg, Germany