Accelerometer

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Accelerometer


A transducer which measures acceleration or gravitational forces capable of imparting acceleration.
An accelerometer usually uses a concentrated mass (seismic mass) which resists movement because of its inertia. The displacement of the seismic mass relative to its supporting frame or container is used as a measure of acceleration. [[/A>|/A> ]]

References

This article is based on NASA's Dictionary of Technical Terms for Aerospace Use