High sensitivity accelerometers for high performance seismic attenuators

Bertolini, A.; De Salvo, R.; Fidecaro, F.; Francesconi, M.; Sannibale, V.; Takamori, A.
June 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 523 Issue 1, p409
Academic Journal
Focuses on the concept of a horizontal accelerometer. Features of the accelerometer; Mechanical design; Impact of the accelerometer on the improvement of seismic isolator performance.


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