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Accelerometer help

  1. Dec 9, 2009 #1
    accelerometer help plzz

    hi everybody..i have homework to design accelerometer can anyone help me from where to start i hav no idea about accelerometers know only that it measures acceleration of motors no experience to design..which sensors to use..or where can i find sample circuit diagram of accelerometer?
     
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  3. Dec 9, 2009 #2

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    Re: accelerometer help plzz

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accelerometer

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  5. Dec 13, 2009 #4
    Re: accelerometer help plzz

    oh i know about wiki ))) but thanks anyway..vishal007win there is accelerometer with detailed and formulas valid for all types of accelerometers?
     
  6. Dec 13, 2009 #5
    Re: accelerometer help plzz

    i mean accelerometers used with motors
     
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  8. Dec 13, 2009 #7
    Re: accelerometer help plzz

    Is this homework for a high school assignment?
     
  9. Dec 14, 2009 #8
    Re: accelerometer help plzz

    yes..
     
  10. Dec 14, 2009 #9
    Re: accelerometer help plzz

    Ah, that explains much. :smile:

    So, unfortunately there is no 'accelerometer formulas' (to my knowledge) where you can simply plug in numbers and it spits out values.
     
  11. Dec 14, 2009 #10
    Re: accelerometer help plzz

    thanks much
     
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