SMART MATERIALS AS MODERN ENGINEERING SUBSTANCES
 
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Institute of Technical Sciences and Aviation, The State School of Higher Education in Chełm, Pocztowa 54, 22-100 Chełm, Poland
Publication date: 2013-03-15
 
Adv. Sci. Technol. Res. J. 2013; 7(17):66–72
 
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The article presents the type and use of intelligent materials in aviation and medicine. Their basic features and properties have been discussed. Moreover, the authors quote examples of different uses of intelligent materials, both the existing ones and those in design and development stages. Their use is claimed to be increasing the efficiency and reliability of processes and equipment as well as facilitates the development of new mechanisms.