Doppler sensor for the derivation of torsional slip, friction and related parameters
Holton, Carvel E.
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An optical method and apparatus are described for the measurement of properties of a travel vehicle or a travel surface upon which the travel vehicle travels, which includes providing an incident light from a light source to the travel surface, collecting light reflected from the travel surface, determining a surface induced Doppler shift from the incident and collected light and determining at least one of a motion property of the travel vehicle and a surface property of the travel surface based on the determined surface induced Doppler shift.
Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.
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