Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

College of Engineering

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

   
 
   
         
 
 
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15 g Accelerometer

 
Specifications
 
Range (Full Scale) ± 15 g
Sensitivity (Nominal) 250 mV/g
Output Resistance (Nominal) 250 ohms
Frequency Response (5%) DC to 500 Hz
Natural Frequency (Nominal) 1000 Hz
Noise (Nominal): 0 - 10 Hz 100 microvolts rms
0 - 500 Hz 300 microvolts rms
500 - 10K Hz 600 microvolts rms
Broadband 1 mV rms
Excitation Voltage ± 15 VDC ± 10 %
± 28 VDC ± 5 %
Excitation Current 17 ma quiescent
35 ma full scale
Sensitivity Shift With Excitation Voltage 0.005%/V
Zero Shift With Excitation Voltage 50 micro g/V
Resolution (DC) 0.000001 g
Threshold (DC) 0.000001 g
Linearity (DC) 0.03 % of reading
Hysteresis (Less Than) 0.001 % of full scale
Repeatability 0.003 % of full scale
Zero Unbalance (Less Than) ± 0.02 g
Damping (Approximate) 0.6
Thermal Zero Shift (Maximum) 0.0002 g/°F
Thermal Sensitivity Shift (Maximum) 0.01 %/°F
Transverse Sensitivity 0.002 g/g
 
   
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