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PoliMI SpringerBriefs

Materials that Move

Smart Materials, Intelligent Design

Authors: Bengisu, Murat, Ferrara, Marinella

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This book presents a design-driven investigation into smart materials developed by chemists, physicists, materials and chemical engineers, and applied by designers to consumer products, buildings, interfaces, or textiles. Introducing a class of smart materials (referred to as stimuli-responsive, morphing or kinetic materials) that move and change their shape in response to stimuli, the book presents their characteristics, advantages, potentials, as well as the difficulties involved in their application. The book also presents a large number of case studies on products, projects, concepts, and experiments employing smart materials, thus mapping out new design territories for these innovative materials. The case studies involve different fields of design, including product, interior, fashion, and communication design. Reflecting the growing demand for sustainable and human-centered design agendas, the book explores and reveals the role and influence of these new materials and technologies on design and human experience, and discusses how they can be used to redefine our objects and spaces so as to promote more resilient environments. The book offers an intriguing and valuable resource for design professionals, engineers, scientists and students alike. 

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-3

    Bengisu, Murat (et al.)

  • Materials that Move

    Pages 5-38

    Bengisu, Murat (et al.)

  • Motion in Nature and Biomimetic Approaches

    Pages 39-48

    Bengisu, Murat (et al.)

  • Manufacturing and Processes

    Pages 49-63

    Bengisu, Murat (et al.)

  • Designing with Kinetic Materials

    Pages 65-80

    Bengisu, Murat (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook $54.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-76889-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $69.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-76888-5
  • with online files
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Materials that Move
Book Subtitle
Smart Materials, Intelligent Design
Authors
Series Title
PoliMI SpringerBriefs
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-76889-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-76889-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-76888-5
Series ISSN
2282-2577
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 139
Number of Illustrations
60 b/w illustrations, 42 illustrations in colour
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