Accession Number : AD0289524

Title :   A THREE-DIMENSIONAL LIFTING REENTRY VEHICLE SIMULATION

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : LAVALLY,NORBERT D.

Report Date : AUG 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : The three-dimensional equations of motion, written in a flight path coordinate system, are presented for a re-entering orbital vehicle. An analog computer circuit used for the solution of these equations is described. Typical computer solutions are presented and discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   *REENTRY VEHICLES, AERODYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS, ANALOG SYSTEMS, DESCENT TRAJECTORIES, EQUATIONS, INTEGRAL EQUATIONS, LIFT, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, MATHEMATICAL PREDICTION, MOTION, ORBITS, SATELLITES (ARTIFICIAL)

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE