Sometimes referred to as "smart metals," "Training" Process for Shape Memory Alloys (SMAs) are known for their unique ability to change shape
, and then recall their original shape through mechanical or thermal loading.
Like origami, the cube can be folded along its edges to change shape
Morphees" are flexible mobile devices with Lycra or alloy displays which bend and stretch according to use; these can change shape
automatically to form screens to shield your fingers when you type in a pincode, for example, or to move the display to the twists and turns of a game.
They can temporarily soften, change shape
, and harden back to new shapes and forms.
IWAS recently approached by an amazing guy who wanted to completely change shape
, lose a lot of weight and transform his life.
India, May 27 -- The 3D printer already lets users print simple objects at home, but now researchers are now working on developing 4D printing, using "smart" materials that can change shape
Federico Carpi, professor in biomedical engineering and biomaterials at London's Queen Mary University, said that electroactive polymers can combine with soft electrodes so that when people apply a voltage they change shape
and size, turning electrical energy into mechanical motion like a human muscle, FHM India magazine reported.
These objects are often refereed to as jellyfish like UFO can change shape
in just a few seconds.
The automaker's in-house designed shape memory alloy is made of copper-aluminium-nickel or nickel-titanium and has the ability to change shape
and strength when activated by heat, stress, a magnetic field or electrical voltage.
But this is not another planet, it is Iceland, where glaciers and icebergs constantly change shape
8220;They don't sit neatly on a pallet, they won't stack on top of each other unless you perform a delicate balancing act and often they won't fit into standard pallet rack because of a tendency to lean and change shape
A balloon filled with coffee grounds may not be wet, but because the grounds are loose, the balloon can change shape
to fit on a surface.