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ARF-012
Inertial sensors - 2020

Angular rate inertial sensors

OBJECTIVE :

To provide engineers with a basic knowledge of the various gyros technologies as well as their application fields.

COURSE DURATION AND TIMETABLE :

The course lasts 4 days (24 hours) with presentation of numerous materials and a visit of a company producing fiber optic gyros.

GENERAL APPROACH :

To present the various technologies from the old ones to the latest state of the art.

PREREQUISITE :

Level: Basic 

Course designed for engineers interested in the design or maintenance of GNC systems using inertial sensors for all types of vehicles. 

COURSE DIRECTOR(S) :

Gerard MULLER:
Senior expert retired from EADS ASTRIUM as head of sensor and actuator department. Now consulting in inertial equipments.

CONTENT :

  • General Informations on Gyro Technology:
    • Definitions, various actors, offer and demand market, calibration parameters of a gyro
  • Mechanical Gyros:
    • One axis gyro, two axis gyros, Electrostatic suspended gyro
    • Example of realization
  • Accelerometers:
    • Definition and quick overview of the involved technologies
  • Fiber Optic Gyros:
    • Sagnac effect, optical reciprocity, physical principles, processing electronic, mock up presentation
  • Ring Laser Gyros:
    • Laser principle, laser in the Sagnac effect, operating principles, processing electronics, material presentation
  • Vibrating Gyros:
    • Algorithms, different order of resonators, exemple of realization, HRG Gyros, MEMS Gyros
  • Summary and Conclusion

WHEN AND WHERE :

Scheduled in French:

PARIS: Biennial internship odd years. Programmable in 2020 on request.

 

For the English realization, please, consult us.

COURSE FEES :

€2,030 excluding tax (20% VAT)

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