Photographs from Cansmart Workshop
September 2000

3rd Cansmart Workshop
September 2000


Workshop Participants at the Canadian Space Agency

Table of Contents

Moire Interferometry for Composite and Smart Materials.
10 pages
Yixin Shao and C. Giroux, Dept. of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada

Measurements and Optimization of Radar Absorbing Materials: Preliminary Considerations.
10 pages
S. Nevill, Dockyard Laboratory Pacific, CFB Esquimalt, Victoria and T. Williams, A. Bajwa and M.A. Stuchly, Dept of Electrical Engineering, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada

The Variation of Piezoelectric and Electrostrictive Strain as a Function of Frequency and Applied Electric Field Using an Interferometric Technique.
10 pages
A.J. Masys, W. Ren, G. Yang and B.K. Mukherjee, Dept. of Physics, Royal Military College, Kingston, ON, Canada

Development of High-Strain Low-Hysteresis Actuators Using Electrostrictive Lead Magnesium Niobate (PMN).
6 pages
D. F. Waechter, D. Liufu, M. Camirand, R. Blacow and S. E. Prasad, Sensor Technology Limited, Collingwood, ON, Canada

Infrared Thermography for Nondestructive Testing .
10 pages
X. Maldague, Electrical and Computing Department, Université Laval, Québec, QC, Canada

Smart Structure for Corrosion Monitoring of Anticorrosion FRP .
10 pages
Tomonori Tomiyama, Masatoshi Kubouchi, Hideki Sembokuya and Ken Tsuda, Dept of Chemical Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan

Structural Intensity Control Using Strain Sensing.
10 pages
P. Masson, P. Audrain and A. Berry, G.A.U.S., Mechanical Engineering Dept, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada

Wind Tunnel Aeroelastic Response of Piezoelectric and Aileron Controlled 3D Wing .
9 pages
A. Suleman, University of Victoria, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Victoria, BC, Canada and C. Crawford and A. P. Costa, Aeronautical Laboratory, Portuguese Air Force Academy, Sintra, Portugal

Experimental Results for Active Vibration Suppression of A Smart Truss Structure .
11 pages
Rafael Bravo1, Anthony Faria Vaz2 and Mohamed Dokainish 1, 1Dept of Mechanical Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, 2Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada

Effects of Nonlinearities on A X-LMS Active Control of Vibration Using Piezo-Stacks Actuators: Modelization of the Hysteresis Effect and Experimentation.
12 pages
Y. Pasco and A. Berry, G.A.U.S., Mechanical Engineering Dept, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada

Simulation of the Damping of a Shape Memory Alloy Rod .
11 pages
O. Pushtshaenko, E. R. Oberaigner, F.D. Fischer, Montanuniversity Leoben, Institute of Mechanics, Leoben, Austria

Active Vibration Suppression of An Aircraft Popeller Engine .
11 pages
S. Aucoin, R. Alkhatib and F. Golnaraghi, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada

Limitations of The Classical Preisach Model for Hysteresis in Piezoceramic Actuators .
7 pages
H. Hu and R. Ben Mrad, Dept of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Finite Element Modeling of Smart Materials: Application to An Adaptive Structure Using SMA .
9 pages
A. C. Hladky-Hennion, S. Rafanomezantsoa, L. Buchaillot, IEMN, Département ISEN, Lille Cedex, France

A Simplified Linear Model of SMA For Flexible Structures Actuation
7 pages
H. Eskandari, A. Yousefi-Koma, D. Nikanpour, Directorate of Spacecraft Engineering, Canadian Space Agency, St-Hubert, QC and G. Akhras, Dep. of Civil Engineering, Royal Military College, Kingston, ON, Canada

Application of Smart Materials and Structures in Bridges Construction.
11 pages
F. Dufault and G. Akhras, Dept of Civil Engineering, Royal Military College, Kingston, ON, Canada.

Study of The Axially-Driven Radial Pipe Projector: Verification of MAVART Finite Element Analysis Program .
7 pages
R. Fleming, Dept. of Physics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS and C. J. Purcell, Defence Research Establishment Atlantic, Dartmouth, NS, Canada

MAVART 3D - A Review of Recent Developments .
9 pages
Z. Wozniak, Coupled Systems Ltd., Niagara Falls, ON and C. J. Purcell, Defence Research Establishment Atlantic, Dartmouth, NS, Canada

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