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Contribution to Book
Attitude Measurement
The Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook
  • Mark A. Stedham, University of Alabama, Huntsville
  • Partha P. Banerjee, University of Dayton
  • Seiji Nishifuji, Yamaguchi University
  • Shogo Tanaka, Yamaguchi University
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In many practical situations, it is important to determine and measure the attitude of a particular vehicle, such as a ship, an airplane, a piece of mechanical equipment such as a, crane lifter, or a spacecraft. For this reason, many attitude sensors have been developed with advanced computer and semiconductor technologies. This section first introduces the various attitude sensors with an explanation of their operating principles and then presents several methodologies for attitude measurement and determination, including ships and crane lifters, aircraft, and spacecraft applications.
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CRC Press
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Boca Raton, FL
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Citation Information
Mark A. Stedham, Partha P. Banerjee, Seiji Nishifuji and Shogo Tanaka. "Attitude Measurement" The Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook (1998)
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