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Definition of the noun accelerometer

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noun - plural: accelerometers

  1. an instrument for measuring the acceleration of aircraft or rockets

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Google previewVLSI Design and Test (2013)

17th International Symposium, VDAT 2013, Jaipur, India, July 27-30, 2013, Proceedings by Singh Manoj Gaur, Mark Zwolinski, Vijay Laxmi, D. Boolchandani, Virendra Sing, Adit Singh

Also the accelerometer is a device which is used to measure the acceleration producing forces, these force might be static...

Google previewWindows Mobile Game Development (2010)

Building games for the Windows Phone and other mobile devices by Adam Dawes

An accelerometer is a device contained within a phone that can report the device's current orientation or position.

but the accelerometer is the one that is useful ...

Google previewPhysics for Scientists and Engineers (2016)

Physics, Physics by CTI Reviews

In the context of general relativity where gravitation is reduced to a spacetime curvature, a body in free fall has no force acting on it and it moves along a geodesic An accelerometer is a device that measures proper acceleration. The proper ...

Google previewCommunication Systems and Information Technology (2011)

Selected Papers from the 2011 International Conference on Electric and Electronics (EEIC 2011) in Nanchang, China on June 20-22, 2011 by Ming Ma

Accelerometer is an appliance that measures vibrations or acceleration by the movement of the structures (constructions, parts of the machine etc.) The power causing vibrations or the change of the movement (acceleration), effects on the ...

Google previewDiscrete-time Modeling, Control and Signal Processing for AC Drives and Motion Servo System Diagnostics (2008)

by Kum-Kang Huh

An accelerometer is a good sensor for this. But, if this vibration relates to any failure mode inside the actuator, responses of the vibration in the measured signals can be useful for diagnosis. At least, fast fluctuation of inductance L causes ...

Google previewTools for Mobile Multimedia Programming and Development (2013)

by Tjondronegoro, D.

Component Description Accelerometer is a device that measure proper acceleration experienced relative to free-fall. It can be used to sense orientation, acceleration, vibration shock and falling (Keir, Hann, Chase & Chen, 2007).

Google previewAssociation of Fat Oxidation and Insulin Resistance in Prepubertal Children (2008)

The ActiGraph accelerometer is a small, electro-mechanical device that records acceleration and deceleration of movement. The ActiGraph recorded these accelerations and decelerations as activity counts. These counts are linearly related to ...

Google previewEngineering Design Synthesis (2002)

Understanding, Approaches and Tools by Amaresh Chakrabarti

An accelerometer is a system with a type number of 2, because the deflection of the indicator (the integral of the velocity of the output) is proportional to the input acceleration (the derivative of the ...

Google previewYour Definitive Guide to Wearables (2014)

Discover The Buzz And Intrigue Of Smart Glasses, Watches, Health & Fitness Devices, Clothes And Jewellery! by Gerard O'Driscoll

A three-axis accelerometer is a standard part of this setup, measuring steps on three dimensions so that you can include runs up staircases and that steep hill you conquered at the weekend. This configuration is an echo of familiar smartphone ...

Google previewAutomotive Sensors (2009)

by John Turner

Frequency Response of Piezoelectric Accelerometers The frequency response of a piezoelectric accelerometer is the frequency range over which the sen- sor provides a linear response. The upper end of the frequency response is limited by ...

Google previewCardiac Electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside (2013)

by Douglas P. Zipes, Jose Jalife

The accelerometer is the most widely used form of rate- adaptation sensor because it is simple, easy to apply clinically, and rapid in onset of rate response. Minute-Ventilation. Sensor. Minute volume (respiratory rate ...

Google previewiPhone SDK 3 (2009)

Visual QuickStart Guide by Duncan Campbell

The iPhone's accelerometer is a lot more powerful than this, however, and is capable of giving you live data for all three dimensions (x, y, and z). This means, for example, you could control onscreen elements simply by tilting the phone in the ...

Google previewFlight Dynamics (2015)

by Robert F. Stengel

An accelerometer is a simple instrument, containing a proof mass suspended by a spring. The deflection of the mass from its origin, or the rebalance force required to center the mass, is the measure of acceleration. Because the accelerometer ...

Google previewGet Fit with Apple Watch (2015)

Using the Apple Watch for Health and Fitness by Allen Taylor

Accelerometer. An accelerometer is an instrument that detects a change in motion. This could be from standing still to running, or it could be from changing direction while you are moving. It can be used to track movement in places where GPS ...

Google previewCultural Adaptation (2013)

by Albert Moran, Michael Keane

A number of these revolve around the iPhone's three-element accelerometer. The iPhone's accelerometer is a sensing device that is able to ...

Google previewFeedback Control Systems (2012)

A Fast-Track Guide for Scientists and Engineers by Alex Abramovici, Jake Chapsky

Thus, the accelerometer is the part of the loop which works better at “higher” frequencies. With these transfer functions, B2/Bloc s *. This expression has a phase angle of -180°, which causes hand-off instability. The remedy is to supplement the ...

Google previewCondition-based Maintenance and Machine Diagnostics (1994)

by J.H. Williams, A. Davies, P.R. Drake

THE PIEZO-ELECTRIC ACCELEROMETER Since the piezo-electric accelerometer is the more general purpose ...

Google previewMobile Learning: Pilot Projects and Initiatives (2010)

by Retta Guy

Accelerometers An accelerometer is a sensor device that measures the acceleration and speed of motion ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Movement Disorders (2010)

Glossary Accelerometer – A motion transducer that is sensitive to the acceleration of motion and earth's gravity. Gravitational artifact – The portion of an accelerometer output signal that is produced by earth's gravity. Gyroscopic transducer – A ...

Google previewDictionary of Zoo Biology and Animal Management (2013)

by Paul A. Rees

A tri axial accelerometer can detect movement in three dimensions. May be used to detect movements of animals and sometimes built into a collar incorporating a DATA LOGGERorwirelesstransmitter. Accelerometershavebeenusedto study ...

Google previewCraftsman's Illustrated Dictionary of Construction Terms (1994)

by James T. Frane

accelerometer - an instrument that measures ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering (2013)

by Tony Atkins, Marcel Escudier

The mass in an accelerometer, the inertia of which results in deflexion of the supporting spring when the substrate to which the spring is attached experiences acceleration.

Google previewA Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (2013)

by Michael Allaby

An accelerograph contains three *accelerometer heads aligned to measure movement in three directions. The accelerograph is often connected directly to the Internet. accelerometer A device whose output is directly proportional to ...

Google previewDictionary of Cardiac Pacing, Defibrillation, Resynchronization, and Arrhythmias (2007)

by David L. Hayes, MD, Samuel J. Asirvatham, MD

See accelerometer. activity sensing, gravitational. A device config- uration in which a moving magnetic ball is sur- rounded by a wire coil in the pacemaker housing. Movement of the ball gives rise to an electrical signal that is interpreted into a ...

Google previewLotus Illustrated Dictionary of Physics (2004)

by Hillary Walter

accelerometer | achromatism body due to the earth's attraction is called acceleration due to gravity. It is denoted by the letter g. Its SI unit is m/s2. On the surface of the earth, its average value is 9.8m/s2. The value of g on the surface of the earth ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Second Edition (2008)

by Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi

Accelerometer: An instrument that measures acceleration. ADXL202E Accelerometer: A low cost, low power, complete 2-axis accelerometer 3490 Smart Learning through Pervasive Computing Devices.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Physics (2013)

by Robert Besancon

The X accelerometer ax measures this, producing an electrical signal. The signal is integrated twice, thus computing the X component of vehicle position. For a three dimensional system, ...


accelerometer a component that measures motion. For example, an accelerometer in the iPad senses when you turn the device, so it can adjust the display to be right-side up. accents marks added to letters (as in é é é e') to indicate ...

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