moment sensor

moment sensor

[′mō·mənt ‚sen·sər]
(engineering)
A device that measures the force applied at a remote point in a robotic system.
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The Force and Moment Sensor Will Enable Astronauts to Have
The Force and Moment Sensor (FMS), designed and developed by EMS' Space & Technology Group in Ottawa, Ontario, will be installed on Special Purpose Dexterous Manipulator (SPDM) as part of a contract with MacDonald Dettwiler Space and Advanced Robotics Ltd.
The moment sensors include the speed sensor, which gives an impulse for each rotation.