Measurement Techniques

, Volume 62, Issue 7, pp 608–614 | Cite as

Modular Multi-Turn Gear Angular Position Encoder

  • V. A. MozzhechkovEmail author

A simplification of the mechanism of an absolute multi-turn gear angular position encoder is proposed. Movement on the input measuring shaft is transmitted in parallel to several driven shafts and single-turn sensors located on the shafts. In this case the reading of the encoder may be calculated using methods of modular arithmetic from the readings of single-turn sensors based on the values of the parameters that determine the gear ratios of the encoder mechanism.


angle sensor encoder modular arithmetic Chinese remainder theorem methods of number theory 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Privod Engineering CenterTulaRussia
  2. 2.Tula State UniversityTulaRussia

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