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The Analysis of Rigid Body Motion From Measured Data

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G. R. Shiflett

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-1453

A. J. Laub

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106

J. Dyn. Sys., Meas., Control 117(4), 578-584 (Dec 01, 1995) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2801117 History: Received June 23, 1994; Revised June 17, 1995; Online December 03, 2007

Abstract

In this paper, a new method for analyzing rigid body motion from measured data is presented. The approach is numerically stable, explicitly accounts for the errors inherent in measured data and those introduced by floating point arithmetic, automatically accommodates any number of rigid body particles, and is computationally efficient. The sole restriction on the data is that it represent 3 noncollinear particles of a rigid body.

Copyright © 1995 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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