Module 4 – Actuators


Oto Sladek, Ladislav Smejkal


This module contains necessary information to basic student´s orientation in actuators, i.e. typical representative of instruments which are operated directly by supervisory systems outgoings. It is in particular various kinds of engines and actuation generally.

Module Objectives

After going through this module, students should manage of basic summary of the most used kinds of actuators in industrial use. Successful student should be able to orient in this problems on the basis of this module and for example he should be able to make qualified opponency for project which will presented instruments use.


actuators, drives, motors

Creation date: 21. 04. 2009

Update: 05. 05. 2009

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