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Content of the courses/webinars

No webinars are planned for 2018.

However, if you are interested in learning more about piezoelectric technology, please contact us and let's find a solution matching your requirements. We also offer to hold a customized course as a webinar or at your facility.

Below you find a short description of the content of the courses. 

Webinar Content Webinar dates
Piezo basics Origin of piezoelectric properties in ceramics
Definitions used in “piezo terminology”
Constitutive equations – linear approximation
Limitations to approximation – non linearity
Product family
Operation relevant properties - examples
Quasi-static actuators Introduction and applications
Behaviour of piezo materials
Actuators principles (linear, bending, shear)
Definitions: axes, free stroke, blocking force
Quasi-static actuation and characteristics
Case study
Dynamic actuators Introduction and applications
Dynamic behaviour of piezoelectric actuators
Definition of the limitations: voltage, temperature, stress
Harmonic response of piezoelectric actuators
Step response of piezoelectric actuators
Custom designs Materials comparison for various applications
Technological opportunities (shape, dimensions, electrodes, tolerances, …)
Inspections and tests
Custom development flow
Sensors & transducers Introduction
Piezoelectric materials and properties
Piezoelectric sensors fundamentals and categories
Piezoelectric sensors designs and applications examples
Piezoelectric transducers fundamentals and categories
Applications examples and systems
Piezoelectric transducers designs and applications examples
Guidelines and considerations
Linked services
Piezo Motor devices Introduction and applications
The families of piezoelectric motors: resonant and quasi-static
Performance range
The PAD: principle, operation and performance
New product: Damage tolerant stacks and high temperature stacks Introduction
Principle and features
Characteristics and test results of damage tolerant stacks
Experimental characterization of HT stacks up to 200C
Custom design and options
Application examples

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New product: Shear stacks XYZ Introduction
Application examples
Piezoelectricity and actuators principle
Designs and constructions
Advantages and highlights
Custom design and options
Characteristics, forces and stiffness

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New product: A non-magnetic motor Introduction and applications
The PAD principle
PAD7344: highlights
Performance and customization

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New product: Amplified actuators Introduction and applications
The new NAC2600 family: highlights
Performance range and customization

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Statement about the webinars

"If you are confused about piezoelectric parameters, participation in Noliac's training courses will clarify them"

Karin Lindqvist, IVF Swedish Ceramic Institute

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