angular motion

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an·gu·lar mo·tion

(anggyū-lăr mōshŭn)
Movement of a body around a fixed point or axis; (e.g., in a body segment around a joint)
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From figure 4 it can be seen that the actuator of the angular motion creates insufficient centrifugal force for the full extension of the intermediate element at the initial parameters.
The rotating platform 1 is equipped with a molecularelectronic angular motion sensor 2 (SA: sensitive axis) and an inclinometer 3 detecting the deviation of the site from the horizontal position.
In this mode the robot will always be in angular motion which can be used to evaluate the turning efficiency of the wheels in robot itself rather than having a separate test set up as in [22].
This allows the ESI unit to be interfaced with other electromechanical, optoelectronic and magnetic sensors also used to measure linear position or angular motion. The output of the incremental encoders or angle transducers provides information on the motion of the rotating element which can then be converted to speed, distance and position.
pe task of pe attitude and orbit control system (AOCS) of an earp pointing satellite is to slow down pis angular motion and bring pe satellite to nadir pointing.
implemented a nonlinear HTO algorithm to control and stabilize the angular motion of the quadrotor.
The passive movement test evaluated the residual resistance to joint angular motion when knee-flexion resistance is not engaged.
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(2) Pitch, roll and yaw are types of angular motion: yaw is rotation around the vertical axis; roll is rotation around the front-to-back axis and pitch is the rotation around the side-to-side axis.
Inertial sensors are used for a variety of motion sensing applications in devices from smartphones to fighter jets to measure changes in acceleration or provide information about angular motion.
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