Active Disassembly was explored by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation 2013 in their main feature:
“Explore More” – “Engineering the Circular Economy” on the 9th of October, 2013.
See the write up by Colin Webster in full at: Chapter 1: The art of design for disassembly.
FYI: Various related this blog:
Shape Memory Material Blog (also Smart Materials)
Design for Disassembly Blog but it’s a cross blog topic:
What “could be” …. current R&D and master website:
Circular Economy, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, thermally reversible sprays, biodegradable layers, laptop disassembly, active disassembly, Active Disassembly using Smart Materials, Design for Disassembly, AD, ADSM, Dr. Joseph Chiodo, 2013