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September 25, 2023


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Smart Materials and Intelligent System Design. Instructor: Prof. Bishakh Bhattacharya, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur.

Smart Structures and Intelligent System are becoming an integral part of new aerospace and automobile systems due to high performance and fast response potential. Knowledge in this field is multidisciplinary in nature involving materials, composites, basic electronics, control system and informatics. This course intends to convey the core flavor of the field by introducing the basic concepts behind such system along with some industrial applications developed in the SMSS laboratory of IIT Kanpur. (from nptel.ac.in)

Course Curriculum

  • Lecture 01 – Introduction to Smart Materials Unlimited
  • Lecture 02 – Piezoelectric Material Unlimited
  • Lecture 03 – Magnetostrictive Material Unlimited
  • Lecture 04 – Active Smart Polymer Unlimited
  • Lecture 05 – Shape Memory Alloys Unlimited
  • Lecture 06 – Introduction to Composites Unlimited
  • Lecture 07 – Classification of Composites Unlimited
  • Lecture 08 – Micromechanics and Macromechanics of Composites Unlimited
  • Lecture 09 – Classical Laminated Plate Theory Unlimited
  • Lecture 10 – ABD Matrices Unlimited
  • Lecture 11 – Modeling of Piezoelectric Material Unlimited
  • Lecture 12 – Modeling of Piezoelectric Material (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 13 – Modeling of Magnetostrictive Material Unlimited
  • Lecture 14 – Modeling of Shape Memory Alloys Unlimited
  • Lecture 15 – Smart Actuators Unlimited
  • Lecture 16 – Smart Materials: Intelligent MEMS Devices Unlimited
  • Lecture 17 – Smart MEMS Applications Unlimited
  • Lecture 18 – Energy Harvesting Unlimited

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