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Glossary

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    • Acceleration

      Acceleration is the change of velocity over a period of time, Newtons second law stated that Force was the product of mass and acceleration or put another way Acceleration = Mass/Force.

    • Accelerometer

      Is a specific type of vibration transducer which converts mechanical vibration into electrical signals using a piezoelectric crystal. There are a number of different accelerometer designs each with their own characteristics, advantages and disadvantages.

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    • Amplitude

      Is a measurement of the magnitude, intensity or size of vibration and may be measured in displacement, velocity or acceleration.

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