Introduction

  1. Federico Carpi1 and
  2. Elisabeth Smela2
  1. Federico Carpi1 and
  2. Elisabeth Smela2

Published Online: 20 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470744697.ch

Biomedical Applications of Electroactive Polymer Actuators

Biomedical Applications of Electroactive Polymer Actuators

How to Cite

Carpi, F. and Smela, E. (2009) Introduction, in Biomedical Applications of Electroactive Polymer Actuators (eds F. Carpi and E. Smela), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470744697.ch

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Interdepartmental Research Centre “E. Piaggio”, School of Engineering, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

  2. 2

    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Interdepartmental Research Centre “E. Piaggio”, School of Engineering, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

  2. 2

    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470773055

Online ISBN: 9780470744697

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Actuation: the Need for New Materials and Technologies

  • Electroactive Polymers: Classification

  • References