TITLE

`Smart' material promises safer air travel

PUB. DATE
February 1995
SOURCE
Design News;2/6/95, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that researchers from the Aeroelasticity Branch of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have tested a new technology that could affect the future of air travel. Use of smart material actuators developed by Active Control experts; Inhibition of unwanted vibrations in an aircraft wing.
ACCESSION #
9503273949

 

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