Course: Shape Memory Alloys


  • Dr.-Ing. Philipp KrooƟ

Learning objectives

  • Knowledge of shape memory alloys used
  • Deepening and extension of elementary deformation mechanisms
  • Understanding of microstructure-property relationships in shape memory alloys
  • Understanding of basic design principles


  • Martensitic phase transformations
  • Commercially used shape memory alloys
  • Experimental test methods
  • Functional and structural fatigue
  • Application examples
  • Principles of construction/actuator development


  • On Thursdays , 12-2 pm, room 2120, Sophie-Henschel-House (Moenchebergstr. 3)

This course will be held in German.