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Magnetic field-induced reversible phase transformation in magnetic shape memory alloys
Author(s): Dimitris C. Lagoudas; Bjoern Kiefer; Krishnendu Haldar
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Paper Abstract

Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys (MSMAs) are promising high-frequency active materials for actuation, sensing, shape control, vibration suppression and energy harvesting applications. The macroscopic functionality of MSMAs originates from the coupled evolution of highly heterogeneous magnetic and elastic domain microstructures. Microstructure dependence of phase transformations in MSMAs introduces internal variables into the model to account for strong effects of domain microstructure processes on MSMA properties and varying elastic and magnetic coupling. Selection of internal variables and their incorporation into constitutive modeling has been done for the problem of field-induced martensite reorientation. Introducing a new internal variable, the austenitic volume fraction, the study of field induced phase transformation between the parent and martensitic phases is performed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 2009
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 7289, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2009, 72891O (1 April 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.816429
Show Author Affiliations
Dimitris C. Lagoudas, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
Bjoern Kiefer, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
Krishnendu Haldar, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7289:
Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2009
Zoubeida Ounaies; Jiangyu Li, Editor(s)

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