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Related to resolver: synchro resolver
A synchro or other device whose rotor is mechanically driven to translate rotor angle into electrical information corresponding to the sine and cosine of rotor angle; used for interchanging rectangular and polar coordinates. Also known as sine-cosine generator; synchro resolver.
A synchro or other device whose input is the angular position of an object, such as the rotor of an electric machine, and whose output is electric signals, usually proportional to the sine and cosine of an angle, and often in digital form; used to interchange rectangular and polar coordinates, and in servomechanisms to report the orientation of controlled objects. Also known as angular resolver.
A device that accepts a single vector-valued analog input and produces for output either analog or digital signals proportional to two or three orthogonal components of the vector. Also known as vector resolver.