Physics Toolbox Accelerometer

This accelerometer sensor app measures and displays a graph of G-Force vs. Time (s) and Acceleration (m/s/s) vs. Time (s) in x, y, and/or z dimensions, as well as total magnitude.

Total magnitude of acceleration or G-Force data can be recorded and exported in an e-mail or through Google Drive as a .csv attachment using a comma or a semicolon as a delimiter. Click on settings to plot data against elapsed time or clock time, to change the plot line thickness, or to change data collection rate. A brief tutorial upon start-up gives an overview of how to use the app.

This app can be especially useful for monitoring changes in acceleration in vehicles or airplanes, and to monitor vibrations of any sort. This app can be used in the classroom to hep students quantify activities with Newton's 2nd Law by taking a mobile device with the app on field trips to amusement park rides, roller coasters, or even in elevators for standard "elevator problems." Because G-Force is the ratio of normal force / weight of the object in question, students can the known mass of the object in question to quantitatively draw force diagrams throughout the object's motion.

Permissions Explained:

android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: A csv file is created and modified on the phone's internal memory.

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to see modifications/updates, please email me at [email protected]

Recent changes:
Bug fixes.
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About Physics Toolbox Accelerometer
This accelerometer sensor app measures and displays a graph of G-Force vs. Time (s) and Acceleration (m/s/s) vs. Time (s) in x, y, and/or z dimensions, as well as total magnitude.

Total magnitude of acceleration or G-Force data can be recorded and exported in an e-mail or through Google Drive as a .csv attachment using a comma or a semicolon as a delimiter. Click on settings to plot data against elapsed time or clock time, to change the plot line thickness, or to change data collection rate. A brief tutorial upon start-up gives an overview of how to use the app.

This app can be especially useful for monitoring changes in acceleration in vehicles or airplanes, and to monitor vibrations of any sort. This app can be used in the classroom to hep students quantify activities with Newton's 2nd Law by taking a mobile device with the app on field trips to amusement park rides, roller coasters, or even in elevators for standard "elevator problems." Because G-Force is the ratio of normal force / weight of the object in question, students can the known mass of the object in question to quantitatively draw force diagrams throughout the object's motion.

Permissions Explained:

android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: A csv file is created and modified on the phone's internal memory.

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to see modifications/updates, please email me at [email protected]

Recent changes:
Bug fixes.

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A Google User
6 days ago
Great App Best accelerometer data recorder I have found by far! Looks nice in app, and the data can be recorded to a CSV file!
A Google User
Mar 7, 2015
Awesome visualization You get to see data from each axis and record and export to csv! No unnecessary permissions. Thank you for this!
A Google User
Mar 4, 2015
Fun app Great features.
A Google User
Mar 2, 2015
Cool! Great app but needs log charts or viewing in app logs.
A Google User
Feb 7, 2015
Helped with homework Easy to use. My son and I were able to add graphs of real data to his homework using this app.