TITLE

Quartz gyro goes out for a spain

AUTHOR(S)
Coghlan, Andy
PUB. DATE
November 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;11/30/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1797, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features a gyroscope, an electric device with no moving parts for industrial applications. Replacement of the conventional spinning gyros; Measurement of movement around an axis; Possibility of use in medical devices.
ACCESSION #
10553175

 

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