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    Strain, Force and Distance

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    A particular grade of Nitinol SMA is capable of upto 6% strain recovery and develops an internal restoration stress of upto 300 MN m-2. Estimate the amount of force and distance of travel that could be triggered by warming a rod(20mm long,1mm diameter) of this material that had been permanently stretched(6%strain) when cold.

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    The solution estimates the strain, force and distance of travel.