Applications of Composite Piezoelectric Transducers in Innovative Mechatronic Systems

  • Marek PłaczekEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 934)


The work is a report of research works concerning applications of non-classical piezoelectric transducers in mechatronic systems for measuring and analysis of vibrations. Composite piezoelectric transducers called Macro Fiber Composite (MFC) are considered. They are used as sensors in proposed application of a system for traffic monitoring and detection of collisions, based on measurements and analysis of vibrations of the road infrastructure elements. The paper presents assumptions of considered mechatronic systems with MFC transducers, results of carried out measurements and their analysis in case of presented applications.


Smart materials Piezoelectric materials Vibration Signal analysis Traffic monitoring system 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Engineering Processes Automation and Integrated Manufacturing SystemsSilesian University of TechnologyGliwicePoland

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