PiezoStar triaxial IEPE piezoelectric accelerometer

  • 23-Aug-2011 01:10 EDT


Kistler's PiezoStar (IEPE-type) piezoelectric accelerometer with center hole mounting is designed to provide vibration measurements across three orthogonal axes in support of automotive and aerospace noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) and other testing environments characterized by rapid temperature fluctuations. With a 50 g measurement range and a 100 mV/g sensitivity, the Type 8781A50’s rugged design incorporates Kistler’s proprietary PiezoStar shear element crystal technology, along with high-gain integral hybrid microelectronics, for a transducer that offers a broad frequency response. The accelerometer also features low sensitivity variation over an operating temperature range of -54 to +120°C (-65 to +248°F). The device can also be used to perform joint measurements between aggregates and the car body as well as measurements on the engine itself, where wider temperature fluctuations are most commonly experienced.

HTML for Linking to Page
Page URL
Rate It
4.33 Avg. Rating

Read More Articles On

Euro NCAP will establish a separate category for autonomous vehicles, but there is not likely to be one for cars that are claimed to protect all occupants from serious injury or death.
PRQA features updates to its static application security testing (SATS) solutions for the C and C++ languages, QA·C and QA·C++.
With its newest work space designated a center of excellence for cameras, ZF TRW underscores the critical role 'seeing' technology plays in automated driving.
One of the most essential tools used for developing and testing new vehicles is the dynamometer.

Related Items

Training / Education
Training / Education