Ultrasonic Motors, Technologies and Applications

By Chunsheng Zhao (Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics)

A comprehensive tutorial on ultrasonic motors for practicing engineers, researchers and graduate students. “Ultrasonic Motors: Technologies and Applications” describes the operating mechanism, electromechanical coupling models, optimization design of structural parameters, testing methods, and drive/control techniques of various ultrasonic motors and their applications.

Published by Science Press Beijing. 2011.

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Dr. Chunsheng Zhao is a professor at Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA) where he is Director of the Precision Driving Laboratory at NUAA. He is a member of the Chinese Academy of Science, and holds 54 patents in China and published more than 400 papers in the field of piezoelectric ultrasonic motors.


By Kenji Uchino (Pennsylvania State University) and Jayne R. Giniewicz (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)

From Book News: A reference or text for graduate students and industrial engineers working in electronic materials, control system engineering, optical communications, precision machinery, and robotics. Topics include recent developments in micropositioning technology; displacement transducer, motor, and ultrasonic motor applications; piezoelectric and electrorestrictive phenomena; and technological and economic impact of micromechatronics.

Published by Marcel Dekker, Inc. 2003.
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Kenji Uchino is director of the International Center for Actuators and Transducers (ICAT) at the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.

An Introduction to Ultrasonic Motors

By Toshiiku Sashida (Shinsei Industries, Japan) and Takashi Kenjo (University of Industrial Technology, Kanagawa, Japan.

Published by Oxford University Press 1994.
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