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 multi-disciplinary in nature involving materials, composites, basic electronics, control system and informatics. In this short course, I intend 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. INTENDED AUDIENCE : People aiming to explore advance areas. PREREQUISITES : Basics of Nature and Properties of Materials, Linear algebra. INDUSTRY SUPPORT: Aerospace, Automobile, Manufacturing industries.
Week 1: Introduction to Smart MaterialsWeek 2: Mechanics of Composite MaterialsWeek 3 : Induced Strain Actuation MechanismsWeek 4 : Intelligent System Design