TITLE

PART I: 'Smart metals' providing actuation, sealing, and completion functions downhole

PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
Offshore;Dec2001, Vol. 61 Issue 12, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores the growing applications of smart metals or shape metal alloys (SMA) in petroleum industry. Functions of the SMA; Limitations of the SMA applications in the petroleum industry; Actuation application of smart metals.
ACCESSION #
5764708

 

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