Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/69484
Title: Functional shape memory textiles
Authors: Hu, J 
Meng, Q 
Keywords: Shape memory polymer
Shape memory alloy
Smart textiles
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: Woodhead
Source: In N Pan & G Sun (Eds.), Functional textiles for improved performance, protection and health, p. 131-162. Oxford ; Philadelphia: Woodhead, 2011 How to cite?
Abstract: This chapter introduces different mechanisms of shape memory materials (SMMs), strategies for applying SMMs to textiles and the applications of the resultant shape memory textiles. New functions of textiles created by integrating them with SMMs are also presented. The chapter mainly focuses on shape memory alloys (SMAs) and shape memory polymers (SMPs), which have been widely used in textiles. In addition to the present achievements of the SMM application research, the future of SMMs in textile applications is also discussed.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/69484
ISBN: 9780857092878 (ebk)
9781845697235
1845697235
DOI: 10.1533/9780857092878.131
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