By far the most common motions in mechanical systems are linear translation along a fixed axis and angular rotation about a fixed axis. More complex motions are usually accomplished by composing these simpler motions. In this chapter we provide a summary of some of the many technologies available for sensing linear and rotational motion along a single axis. We have arranged the sensing modalities according to the physical effect exploited to provide the measurement.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Mechatronic Systems, Sensors, and Actuators|
|Subtitle of host publication||Fundamentals and Modeling|
|Number of pages||12|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2017|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physics and Astronomy(all)