Smart Structures and Materials


  • definitions
  • multifunctional materials
  • piezoceramics
  • shape-memory alloys
  • polymer-based transducer materials
  • additional transducer materials
  • actuator principles
  • sensors
  • applications


At the end of this course, students should have a basic understanding of:

  • active and adaptive systems
  • physical principles, properties, and application of transducer materials
  • solid actuators and alternative actuators
  • sensors
  • applications

Link to TUCaN

Time Summer Semester,
Wednesday 9:50 -11:30 AM
Location L 10|1 264K
Teacher Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thilo Bein
Exam Type Oral Exam
Exam Date Exam date is set by personal arrangement with the lecturer
Credits Interdisciplinary Study Focus Bionics
Elective Area D
Credit Points: 4