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ERIC Number: EJ1100720
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Apr
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0031-921X
Locating a Smartphone's Accelerometer
Mau, Sidney; Insulla, Francesco; Pickens, Elliot E.; Ding, Zihao; Dudley, Scott C.
Physics Teacher, v54 n4 p246-247 Apr 2016
While prior papers in this column addressed aspects of radial acceleration using smartphones, this paper describes a technique to locate the accelerometer in the phone to within a couple millimeters.
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Language: English
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