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ADIS16480 Position tracking Problem

Question asked by simireor on Jul 17, 2014
Latest reply on Sep 18, 2014 by NevadaMark

I am trying to track the position of the ADIS16480 sensor by double integrating the accelerometer values. The ADIS16480 is meant to run in inertial frame so that the position is output in reference to ENU.


I set up a testbed to test the integration algorithm along one axis, put the system into local navigation frame (ENU), set a decimation rate of 8  (sample rate is therefore 270Hz) and let it TARE itself.


So EKF_CNFG = 0x200



Then I moved the ADIS along the x-axis.


Raw results of the x and y axis look like this (y - axis in g, x-axis in samples):

inertial frame_slope.jpg

Up to about 800 samples the plot shows what I would expect. However after the movement has stopped (around 900 samples) the accelerometer values return to 0 in a slope. I have seen this behaviour across a number of experiments and DEC_RATE settings, but they tend to disappear when  EKF_CNFG = 0x208 (body frame).


Can somebody confirm this behaviour?


Thanks a lot,