1st Cansmart Workshop
1998

Table of Contents

A Modular Actuator for Active Control of Chatter Vibrations and Precision Turning ...
10 pages
R.Ben Mrad and A. Shumacher, Integrated Manufacturing Technologies Institute, NRC, Vancouver, BC, and Y. Altintas, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UBC, Vancouver, BC.

Implementation of a Fractional Order Viscoelasticity Model in a Commercial Finite Element Package
10 pages
M.J. Potvin, Spacecraft Engineering, CSA, St-Hubert, QC, J. Nemes, Dep. of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal and J.-C. Piedboeuf, Spacecraft Engineering, CSA, St-Hubert, QC.

Dynamic Strain Measurement Using Fiber-Optic Sensors: Experimental Results in Active Noise Control
10 pages
P. Masson and A. Berry, G.A.U.S., Mechanical Engineering Department, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC.

Computational Fracture Mechanics for Piezoceramics
10 pages
X.L. Xu and N. Rajapakse, Department of Civil and Geological Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB.

Feasibility Study for Debris Impact and Damage Assessment in Space Structures.
10 pages
S.L. McBride, AEMS Inc, Kingston, ON, N. Mrad, IAR/SMPL, NRC, Ottawa and P.L. Rochon, Department of Physics, RMC, Kingston, ON.

Application of Structural Control for Aircraft Cabin Noise Reduction
10 pages
A. Grewal and D.G. Zimcik, Structures, Materials and Propulsion laboratory Institute for Aerospace Research, NRC, Ottawa, and B. Leigh, Advanced Technologies, Bombadier Aerospace, Downsview, ON.

Computational simulation of active control of thermally excited space structures.
10 pages
T.S. Koko, M.J. Smith, I.R. Orisamolu and U.O. Akpan, Research & Emerging Technologies Department, Martec Limited, Halifax, NS

Distributed Sensing for Smart Structures.
10 pages
M. DeMerchant, Department of Civil Engineering, UNB, Fredericton, A. Brown and X. Bao, Physics Department, UNB, Fredericton, and T. Bremner, Department of Civil Engineering, UNB, Fredericton, NB.

Application of Smart Composites in Panel Flutter Suppression.
10 pages
A. Suleman, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC.

Monitoring and Evaluation of Curing Graphite/Epoxy Composites Using Fiber Optics and Ultrasonics.
10 pages
J.Y. Chen and S.V. Hoa, Concordia Center for Composites, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, and C.K. Jen and H. Wang, IMI, NRC, Boucherville, QC.

Adaptive Response Surface Methodology for the Optimization of Actively Controlled Smart Structures.
10 pages
I.R. (Wally) Orisamolu, U.O. Akpan, T.S. Koko, and M.J. Smith. Research & Emerging Technologies Department, Martec Limited, Halifax, NS

Atomic Oxygen Resistant Coating for Low Earth Orbit Applications.
8 pages
E. Poiré, Advanced Material & Thermal Group, CSA, St-Hubert, QC, B.G. Sellars, ORTECH Corporation, Mississauga, ON, and D. Nguyen, Datco Technology Ltd, Mississauga, ON.

Experiments on Active Control of Smart Structures Using Wave Method.
14 pages
Aghil Yousefi-Koma and George Vukovich, Directorate of Spacecraft Engineering, CSA, St-Hubert, QC.

The Role of Smart Materials and Structures in Robotics.
14 pages
S. E. Prasad, Sensor Technology Ltd, Collingwood, ON, A. Ahmad and T.A. Wheat, CANMET, Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa, ON

Active Control Of Large Flexible Space Structures.
10 pages
George Vukovich and Yan-Ru Hu, Directorate of Spacecraft Engineering, CSA, St-Hubert, QC.

Stress and Temperature Dependance of the Direct Piezoelectric Charge Coefficient in Lead Zirconate Titanate Ceramics
9 pages
S. Sherrit, H.D. Wiederick and B.K. Mukherjee, Physics Department, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, ON.

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