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Cedrat Technologies, innovation in mechatronics

Piezo actuators introductory course by Cedrat Technologies

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This training is relevant for every engineers and technicians willing to have a first knowledge about piezo based actuators, mechanisms and motors and their related driving electronics.


  • Learn the use of piezo actuators
  • Understand main principles
  • Know how to operate piezo actuators with their electronics

Who should attend ?

Electronic and mechanical engineers, technicians.


  • Copies in English
  • Training taught in English


  • Basic knowledge
    • Basics on piezoelectric materials bulk and MLA
    • Piezo materials for actuators
    • Constitutive laws / Equivalent electric circuit
  • Review of piezoelectric actuators
    • Review of direct and amplified piezoelectric actuators
    • Piezo mechanisms
    • Driving piezo actuators
    • Exercises
  • Review of piezoelectric motors
    • Inchworm stepping motors
    • Ultrasonic motors
    • Inertial stepping motors (Impact drive mechanisms)
    • Contact, mechanism & tribology
  • Applications
    • Positioning of optics & instruments
    • Smart wings
    • Refocusing
    • Vibration assistance

Reference PAIN-en


excl VAT

1 day(s)

On request

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