Monthly Archives: April 2019

OpenWave #7 : Displacement measurement results – peak detect vs zero crossing

This post will detail an experiment in which the wave sensor was attached to a rotating arm at three different diameters. These diameters were 40cm, 60cm and 80cm. For each diameter, measurements were taken at two speeds to get an … Continue reading

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OpenWave #6 : Getting vertical displacement working

In post #5 I outlined the steps used to go from vertical acceleration to vertical displacement and how the results were completely off. I think I’ve figured out what was going wrong. The reason why each of the displacement graphs … Continue reading

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OpenWave #5 : The displacement calculation problem

In this post I will go into detail about the steps I’m currently using to go from vertical acceleration data from the IMU to vertical displacement and the issues I’m having. Step 1: Getting acceleration data The first step is … Continue reading

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