Abstract: A bell-shaped vibratory angular rate gyro, which is inspired by the Chinese traditional bell, is a kind of axisymmetric shell resonator gyroscope. Its sensitive element is a vibratory-like Chinese traditional bell, using a piezoelectric element on the wall of the vibrator to detect the standing wave’s precession to solve the input angular rate. This work mainly studies the circuit system of a bell-shaped vibratory angular rate gyro. It discusses the process of circuit system design, analysis and experiment, in detail, providing the foundation to develop a bell-shaped vibratory angular rate gyro. Since the bell-shaped resonator’s curved structure has the characteristics of large noise in the piezoelectric signal and large harmonics, this paper analyzes its working and signal detection method, then gives the whole plan of the circuit system, including the drive module, the detection module and the control loop. It also studies every part of the whole system, gives a detailed design and analysis process and proves part of the circuit system using digital simulation. At the end of the article, the test result of the circuit system shows that it can remove the disadvantages of the curved structure having large noise in the piezoelectric signal and large harmonics and is more effective at solving the input angular rate.
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Su, Z.; Liu, N.; Li, Q.; Fu, M.; Liu, H.; Fan, J. Research on the Signal Process of a Bell-Shaped Vibratory Angular Rate Gyro. Sensors 2014, 14, 5254-5277.
Su Z, Liu N, Li Q, Fu M, Liu H, Fan J. Research on the Signal Process of a Bell-Shaped Vibratory Angular Rate Gyro. Sensors. 2014; 14(3):5254-5277.
Su, Zhong; Liu, Ning; Li, Qing; Fu, Mengyin; Liu, Hong; Fan, Junfang. 2014. "Research on the Signal Process of a Bell-Shaped Vibratory Angular Rate Gyro." Sensors 14, no. 3: 5254-5277.