Adaptive structures - An overview Conference Paper uri icon


  • This paper gives an overview of research in the area of adaptive structures. A general description of smart material systems is given. Particular focus is given to the following fields of application: semi-passive concepts, energy harvesting, semi-active concepts, active vibration control, and active structural acoustic control. The use of adaptive structures in structural health monitoring applications and for shape adaptation is also considered.

author list (cited authors)

  • Hurlebaus, S., & Gaul, L.

publication date

  • December 2006