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Keywords: Latent HeatClose
Proc. ASME. SMASIS2012, Volume 2: Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Integrated System Design and Implementation; Bio-Inspired Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting, 237-248, September 19–21, 2012
Paper No: SMASIS2012-8188
... In this work, the influence of the latent heat of transformation and heat transfer on the performance of shape memory alloy (SMA) actuators is numerically explored. A 1D analytical model is first considered and used to perform parametric studies on the effects of geometry and heat transfer...