Accession Number : AD0702138

Title :   RESEARCH ON DYNAMICS OF FLIGHT VEHICLES.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept.,

Corporate Author : TORONTO UNIV (ONTARIO) INST FOR AEROSPACE STUDIES

Personal Author(s) : Hughes,P. C.

Report Date : JAN 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : Brief summaries are given of research carried out on the following topics: Optimum transient riddance in damped linear systems; Geometrical properties in state space of linear differential equations with periodic coefficients; Performance and stability of hypervelocity aircraft flying on a minor circle; The use of strings and wires in gravity-gradient satellite configurations; Reference/text 'Dynamics of Atmospheric Flight'; Dynamics of rods with damping hinges; Rapid numerical determination of the instantaneous orientation of a rigid body. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SATELLITES(ARTIFICIAL), AERODYNAMICS), (*AIRCRAFT, AERODYNAMICS), OPTIMIZATION, DAMPING, LINEAR SYSTEMS, HYPERSONIC CHARACTERISTICS, FLIGHT, CANADA

Subject Categories : Aerodynamics
      Aircraft
      Fluid Mechanics
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE