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Published: 07 December 2007

352 Pages | 19 b/w line drawings and 1 halftone

ISBN: 9780199229178

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Smart Structures

Blurring the Distinction Between the Living and the Nonliving

Vinod K. Wadhawan

Monographs on the Physics and Chemistry of Materials

Smartness is often associated with living beings, as they can adapt themselves to changing situations. Artificial smart structures are designed to mimic biological structures to a smaller or larger extent. This book gives a comprehensive account of how this can be done. It will be of interest to students and professionals in science and engineering.

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