Description: This standard was prepared by the Gyro and Accelerometer Panel of the Aerospace Electronics Systems Group of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. It consists of two parts. Part I is a specification format guide for the preparation of an accelerometer specification. It provides a common meeting ground of terminology and practice for manufacturers and users. Part II is a compilation of recommended procedures for testing an accelerometer. These procedures, including test conditions to be considered, are derived from those currently in use. For a specific application, the test procedure should reflect the requirements of the specifications; therefore, not all tests outlined in this document need be included, nor are additional tests precluded. In some cases, alternative methods for measuring performance characteristics have been included or indicated.
Working Group: GAP_WG - Gyro and Accelerometer Panel Working Group
Oversight Committee: AES/GA - Gyro Accelerometer Panel
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