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inertial system

n
(General Physics) a frame of reference within which bodies are not accelerated unless acted upon by external forces. Also called: inertial reference frame
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iner′tial sys′tem


n.
a frame of reference in which a body remains at rest or moves with constant linear velocity.
[1950–55]
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A built-in inertial system (accelerometer, gyro and compass) reportedly allows the scanner to understand its position and environment; and a two-in-one optical system is suited to the most exact texture-to-geometry mapping.
Laser scanner movements between setup positions are automatically tracked by a Visual Inertial System (VIS) while scans are combined and pre-registered on a mobile device, where they can be viewed and augmented with information tags saving precious time and speeding up decision-making right from the field.
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This is seen as the main driving force for the industrial inertial system. For a detailed analysis, Market Research Hub (MRH) has added a fresh report titled as "China Industrial Inertial Systems Market Research Report 2017" to its vast database of research studies.
A power supply unit (4) and an inertial system module for measuring incline are disposed in one of the base plates (5).
Moreover, the inertial system is aided with positioning measurements taken from an external localization system, which could be either a GPS in outdoor environments or a wireless positioning system in indoor environments.
A strapdown inertial system has a similar block diagram.
Keywords: inertial system, micromechanical sensor, calibration, industrial robot
Acceleration through the oblate axis causes one capacitor to increase in value as the other decreases, while air damping creates an inertial system that is over damped.
The inertial system would take over and get you back on the ground."
In the airborne version, known as Hermes A, the inertial system is used to guide the missile to the area where the target will be locked-on by the seeker.
In some cases, judgment can be informed by rigorous scientific reasoning, as when we explain why the time of an event varies from one frame of reference (inertial system) to another, or when we account for the same table's being solid or porous depending on the perspective from which it is perceived.