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Asked by: joe
Subject: GYROSCOPE VERTICAL USE
Question: Hi , i need some info on how a gyro can be used to calculate vertical positioning, up and down, no left and right usage at all. also any manufactures out there where i can purchase one for testing? any help will be apreciated, can not disclose use yet, as a project is in the works. thank you. JOE
Date: 2 November 2003
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Answer: Jeff Harris - 29/12/2003 02:04:45
 Use the gyro as an accelerometer, integration with time will allow you to calculate vertical velocity, another integration will give you displacement.

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