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Gangbing Song, Ziping Hu, Kai Sun, Ning Ma, Michael J. Economides, Samuel G. Robello, Christine Ehlig-Economides
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. September 2008, 130(3): 033101.
Published Online: August 11, 2008
... rings, embedded connectors, and SMA bolts. For each type of application, the shape memory effect of SMA elements is used to change the diameter of either the outer or inner fitting part to join two parts tightly without using a welding or torque wrench. Furthermore, the pretension of a SMA element...