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Specific Measurements of Tilt with MEMS Accelerometers

  • S. Łuczak
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The paper describes a specific kind of tilt measurements, where pitch of an axis is determined. The measurements are realized by means of MEMS accelerometers. Various mathematical formulas for computing the tilt are presented and results of their application, as well as the relevant requirements, are discussed. Experimental verification of the theoretical considerations is also presented, including values of an evaluated accuracy of the measurements performed by means of a tilt sensor built of two commercial MEMS accelerometers.


Tilt Angle Gravitational Acceleration Mathematical Formula Drilling Machine Component Acceleration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Łuczak
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  1. 1.Institute of Micromechanics and PhotonicsWarsaw University of TechnologyWarsawPoland

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