Smart structures to get lift-off

Pierce, Julia
June 2002
Engineer (00137758);6/14/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7605, p8
Reports on the research project by the Centre for Embedded Network Sensing at the University of California, Los Angeles aimed at developing a network of sensors and actuators capable of communicating worldwide without a central computer. Advantages of sensors; Aim of the project; Limitation of smart structures.


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