Sensed: Accelerometers (Explorer: Guide + Datasets)
An Understanding for Farms, Phones, and Drones
About the Book
This guide presents concise descriptions, real sensor data, and intuitive case studies to jump start your accelerometer intuition. Equations are presented where accelerometers shine, and myths are debunked where accelerometers fail. Review this guide to save time in your project.
Explorer: Guide + Datasets
Jump start further discovery and explore beyond the guide using clean comma-separated value (CSV) data from 7 unique scenarios. Data collection documented with video (MP4).
Learn sensor fundamentals and build sensor capability intuition through concise and easily digestible PDF guide.
Teacher Kit: Explorer + Figures + Sharing License
A perpetual resource for your teaching toolbox. Share guide with your students and easily create insightful projects based on data and video. Embed insightful plots into your own teaching material. Unlimited sharing with your direct students.
- Static 60 Seconds
- Forward Push 11 Inches
- Vertical 3 ft Drop and Pillow Impact
- Throw Forward 3 ft
- Walking 10 ft with Sensor in Pocket
- Getting the Sensor Coordinated
- Misconceptions: Velocity and Position
- Vibration and Filtering
- Error Sources
Application: Tilt Angles
- Example: Accelerometer-Based Pitch Angle
- Orientation Representation
- Problems: Allow the Sensor to Move
- Example: Car Accelerating 0 to 60 mph
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