Smart Materials and Metal Foams
This is a set of resources that can be used to introduce Smart Materials and Metal Foams.
It contains an overview of shape memory alloys / polymers, electrochromic glass, piezoelectric transducers and actuators - with questions at the end.
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|Subject(s)||Design and technology, Materials and manufacturing|
|Tags||shape memory alloys, metal foam|
|Age||11-14, 14-16, 16-19|
|Last updated||14 February 2019|