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The process and system for locating the position and orientation of an implement in space wherein a varying magnetic field responsive component (14) such as a coil is positioned upon the implement. A magnetic field source (12) excitable from an a.c. source derives alternating flux fields which are moved along or parallel to coordinate axes established at a reference plane. The coordinate position of the sensor is derived by determining the positions of minima and maxima flux linkage during magnetic field source movement.

Title
Remote position and orientation detection employing magnetic flux linkage
Application Number
6/84869
Publication Number
4317078
Application Date
October 15, 1979
Publication Date
February 23, 1982
Inventor
Ram M Engira
Ludhiana
IN
Herman R Weed
Columbus
OH, US
Agent
Millard & Cox
Assignee
Ohio State University Research Foundation
OH, US
IPC
G01B 7/14
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