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Asked by: chuck burgoon
Subject: Tilting a gyroscope
Question: Whats the easiest way to determine the force and speed to tilt a 26' diameter rotor that weighs 75 lbs with a shaft of 8" to the pivot?

For the sake of discussion assume it is a round bar and not a rotor blade. Trying to quantify the aerodynamic effects on tilting (changing the tip-path plane) in terms of pressure and rate of tilt.
Date: 15 April 2014
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Answer: Ted Pittman - 17/05/2014 00:14:52
 You can get a cheap minature 3-axis accelerometer fom Amazon, and connect it to an Arduino board. The Arduino connects to your PC,

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