Cricket Bat Acceleration Profile from Sweet-Spot Impacts

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Title Cricket Bat Acceleration Profile from Sweet-Spot Impacts
Author Sarkar, Ajay Krishno; James, Daniel Arthur; Busch, Andrew William; Thiel, David Victor
Journal Name Procedia Engineering
Editor Patrick Drane and James Sherwood
Year Published 2012
Place of publication Netherlands
Publisher Elsevier
Abstract The sweet spot on a cricket bat is defined as the point where the ball receives maximum acceleration. Sweet spot impacts are accompanied by minimal jarring of the hands and forearms. Using 3 axis accelerometers mounted on the bat and the wrists, ball strikes were recorded for defensive drives along the ground. There is significant evidence that sweet spot hits have low levels of vibration in the wrist sensors so that small, battery powered, accelerometers can be used to discriminate sweet spot hits during normal match play and ...
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Volume 34
Page from 467
Page to 472
ISSN 1877-7058
Date Accessioned 2012-06-17
Language en_US
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject Biomechanical Engineering
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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