CE 2049 SMART STRUCTURES AND SMART MATERIALS B.E. CIVIL ENGINEERING SYLLABUS ELECTIVE – V ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI AFFILIATED INSTITUTIONS R - 2008


ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI

AFFILIATED INSTITUTIONS

R -  2008

B.E. CIVIL ENGINEERING

SYLLABUS

ELECTIVE – V


CE 2049                   SMART STRUCTURES AND SMART MATERIALS                     L T P C

3  0 0 3

 

OBJECTIVE

This  course  idesigned  to  give  an  insight  into  the  latest  developments  regarding  smart materials and their use in structures. Further, this also deals with structures which can self adjust their stiffness with load.

 

UNIT I             INTRODUCTION                                                                                                   9

Introduction  to  Smart  Materials  and  Structures   Instrumented  structures  functions  and response Sensing systems Self diagnosis Signal processing consideration Actuation systems and effectors.

 

UNIT II            MEASURING TECHNIQUES                                                                                9

Strain Measuring Techniques using Electrical strain gauges, Types Resistance Capacitance

 Inductance   Wheatstone  bridges   Pressure  transducers   Load  cells   Temperature

Compensation Strain Rosettes.

 

UNIT III           SENSORS                                                                                                             9

Sensing Technology Types of Sensors Physical Measurement using Piezo Electric Strain measurement Inductively Read Transducers The LVOT Fiber optic Techniques.

Chemical and Bio-Chemical sensing in structural Assessment Absorptive chemical sensors Spectroscopes Fibre Optic Chemical Sensing Systems and Distributed measurement.

 

UNIT IV          ACTUATORS                                                                                                        9

Actuator Techniques Actuator and actuator materials Piezoelectric and Electrostrictive Material Magnetostructure Material Shape Memory Alloys Electro orheological FluidsElectro magnetic actuation Role of actuators and Actuator Materials.

 

UNIT V           SIGNAL PROCESSING AND CONTROL SYSTEMS                                          9

Data  Acquisitioand  Processing   Signal  Processing  and  Control for  Smart  Structures  Sensors as Geometrical Processors Signal Processing Control System – Linear and Non- Linear.


 

TEXT BOOKS


TOTAL: 45 PERIODS


1.         Brain Culshaw Smart Structure and Materials Artech House – Borton. London-1996.

REFERENCES

1.         L. S. Srinath Experimental Stress Analysis Tata McGraw-Hill, 1998.

2.         J. W. Dally & W. F. Riley Experimental Stress Analysis Tata McGraw-Hill, 1998.

 

 

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