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Coordinate measuring system

United States Patent

April 8, 2003
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An apparatus and method is utilized to measure relative rigid body motion between two bodies by measuring linear motion in the principal axis and linear motion in an orthogonal axis. From such measurements it is possible to obtain displacement, departure from straightness, and angular displacement from the principal axis of a rigid body.
Carlisle; Keith (Discovery Bay, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
09/ 690,930
October 17, 2000
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. W-7405-ENG-48 between the United States Department of Energy and the University of California for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.