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Piezoelectric Ceramics Properties and Applications

Chapter 1
INTRODUCTION (347kb)

 

Chapter 2
PHYSICAL BASIS PDF Document 971kb (971 kb)
2.1 The piezoelectric effect in ceramic materials
2.2 Piezoelectric materials
2.3 Dielectric hysteresis
2.4 Basic behaviour of a piezoelectric ceramic body
2.5 Stability
2.6 Depolarisation
2.7 Piezoelectric constants
2.8 Examples
2.9 Dynamic behaviour of PZT transducers
2.10 Frequency constant N
2.11 Coupling factor k
2.12 Comparison of piezoelectric ceramic and crystalline quartz
2.13 Pyroelectric behaviour

Chapter 3
GENERATORS PDF logo   (541 kb)
3.1 Static loading
3.2 Dynamic loading
3.3 Multilayer generators

Chapter 4
SENSORS PDF logo (567 kb)
4.1 Axial sensors
4.2 Flexional sensors
4.3 Temperature-dependence of sensors
4.4 Some practical applications

Chapter 5
ACTUATORS PDF Logo (1.65 MB)
5.1 Basic calculations on actuators
5.2 Composite actuators
5.3 Actuators for higher operating frequencies
5.4 Drive circuitry
5.5 Flexure elements as actuators
5.6 Applications
5.7 Piezoelectric pumps
5.8 Piezoelectric motors
5.9 Multilayer actuators

Chapter 6a
TRANSDUCERS PDF logo  (650 kb)
6.1 Ultrasonic power transducers

Chapter 6b
TRANSDUCERS (Cont’d) PDF logo  (758 kb)
6.2 High intensity transducers with amplitude transformation
6.3 Pulverisation of liquids
6.4 Ultrasound air transducers
6.5 Flexure mode ultrasound transducers

Chapter 6c
TRANSDUCERS (Cont’d) PDF Logo (921 kb)
6.6 Compact ultrasound air transducers
6.7 Sound transducers (buzzers)
6.8 A fluid level sensor
6.9 PZT delay lines
6.10 PZT transformers

Chapter 7
COMBINED APPLICATIONS PDF Logo (205 kb)
7.1 Echo-sounding systems
7.2 Flow meters
7.3 Key finder

Chapter 8
TESTING OF PZT DISCS AND PLATES PDF logo (175 kb)
8.1 General
8.2 Dynamic methods
8.3 Quasi-static method
8.4 The effective coupling factor derived from resonance behaviour

Appendix & Literature
APPENDIX & LITERATURE PDF Logo (202 kb)
Appendix A: Mathematical relations
Appendix B: Coupling factors and frequency constants for different modes of vibration
Appendix C: Bonding techniques
Literature

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