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Accelerometers can be used for measuring acceleration and are used in mobile phones. Watch Professor Richard Mitchell explain more.

Not only do robots want to measure velocity, they sometimes also need to determine change in velocity – that is acceleration.

Accelerometers can be used for measuring acceleration and in the video above, Richard explains these and describes a web page which illustrates their use in mobile phones.

If you would like to investigate Accelerometers further, you can take a closer look at the Accelerometers web page.

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