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Journal of Sensors
Volume 2017, Article ID 9796146, 13 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/9796146
Research Article

Selection of MEMS Accelerometers for Tilt Measurements

1Institute of Micromechanics and Photonics, Faculty of Mechatronics, Warsaw University of Technology, ul. Boboli 8, 02-525 Warsaw, Poland
2Institute of Solid Mechanics, Mechatronics and Biomechanics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology, Technická 2896/2, 616 69 Brno, Czech Republic

Correspondence should be addressed to Sergiusz Łuczak; lp.ude.wp.rthcm@kazcul.s

Received 23 December 2016; Accepted 5 February 2017; Published 30 March 2017

Academic Editor: Pietro Siciliano

Copyright © 2017 Sergiusz Łuczak et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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