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August 1, 2006

Question I want to measure linear acceleration (~10g, DC to 20Hz) on a rail vehicle. From looking at your range of accelerometers, either a capacitive accelerometer (7290A) or piezoresistive accelerometer (2262A) would suit. What are the advantages and disadvantages of capacitive and piezoresistive accelerometers (e.g., shock survival, accuracy, drift, overrange recovery time)? Answer For your […]