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Accelerometer Error Sources

Question asked by M-Atwya on Nov 7, 2016
Latest reply on Nov 8, 2016 by NevadaMark



I am looking into using an accelerometer to measure the acceleration of a vehicle.


Assuming Gravity forces are removed from the accelerometer readings, and the requirement is to measure accelerations in the range of  +/- 2 m/s with an accuracy of +/- 5%.


What are the possible major error contribution terms on an accelerometer for the given application?


Many Thanks.