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8% maximum strain from the permanent strain, with some 16 J/kg of NiTi. The energy dissipated per cycle evolves in a near parabolic form by increasing the maximum strain. 5 kJ/kg, in agreement with the calculation from ref. [8]. 22 Embodying Intelligence in Structures and Integrated Systems When describing pseudoelastic cycles, the material transforms (from beta to martensite) and retransforms (from martensite to beta), and latent heat is delivered or absorbed. Then, the local temperatures change, and affect the stresses to transform (or retransform), resulting in a change of hysteresis as a function of cycling speed and ability to transfer heat.

This fact can be used in seismosteady constructions. If when building structures between the concrete base and foundation a thin layer of rubber is put, it will bring to diminution of dangerous vibrations in the base and, as consequence, to increase of seismosteadiness of the structure. Conclusion Three-layered and multilayered packets of plates, simulating base-foundation, baseseismoisolator-foundation of structures are considered. Mathematically exact solutions of dynamic space problems of elasticity theory for the packet with the variants of complete and incomplete contact between the layers are obtained.

5 mm diameter wire, as thermal phenomena would scale time with the radius of the wire, [9]), the cycles retain the “flag-shaped” behavior, similar to the first cycle (see fig. 46 mm diameter wire. The behavior do not scales with size as expected; these differences might come from metallurgical reasons (from the thermo-mechanical treatments to produce the wire, and not only from heat transfer interaction with the surroundings of the sample). 5 Pietro Vincenzini, Fabio Casciati and Piervincenzo Rizzo 23 mm diameter wire could seem better as it has larger hysteresis; however, the need to adapt many wires (near some hundred of them, as each wire supports less than 100 N in the transformation zone) to obtain the forces of interest in Civil Engineering makes its use difficult.

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