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Introduction

  • Vladislav Apostolyuk
Chapter

Abstract

It is commonly accepted that the conventional gyroscope, as an instrument for determining orientation, was inspired by a top, known to practically all ancient civilisation. When a top rotates, it preserves its vertical orientation even if the base is tilted.

Keywords

Sensitive Element Angular Rate Primary Motion Tuning Fork Proof Mass 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Aircraft Control Systems and InstrumentsNational Technical University of UkraineKievUkraine

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