Multifunctional Material and Aerospace Structures Optimization Lab
Research website for the Hartl research team at Texas A&M
[Read more…] about Supersonic Morphing Aircraft
Vision for in-lab integration of computation and experimentation (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-hololens/en-us/hololens-commercial)
[Read more…] about Immersive and Intuitive Data Environments
Fluid-structure interaction analysis of slat retraction with an installed SMA slat cove filler.
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Branched structures, similar to those found in skeletal and muscular systems, can be created using a combination of L-System topology and genetic programming (http://www.images.lifecript.com/images/ebsco/images/hand_muscle_bone.jpg).
[Read more…] about Muscular-Skeletal Morphing Structures
Full (non-FEA) mechanical simulation of a self-folding torus
[Read more…] about Reconfigurable Origami
Schematic illustration of the analogy between fluidic energy distribution and waste recovery in the avian muscular system and a shape memory alloy/liquid metal system.
[Read more…] about Avian Inspired Morphing Aircraft
[Read more…] about Embedded SMA Sensory Components for Real-Time Structural Health Monitoring