Accession Number : AD0738309

Title :   Advanced Research in Guidance, Control, and Instrumentation.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : STANFORD UNIV CA GUIDANCE AND CONTROL LAB

Personal Author(s) : DeBra, Daniel B.

Report Date : SEP 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 83

Abstract : The report describes research results in orbital tests of instruments, instrument development, and guidance and control techniques, specifically: Development of experiments testing special inertial instruments in a Drag-Free Satellite--The unsupported gyroscope; Orbital tests of existing instruments; He3 nuclear gyro development; Optimal guidance concepts; Sensor design for control of aerodynamic flutter; Gravity gradiometer techniques for airborne applications research.

Descriptors :   *INSTRUMENTATION, *GUIDANCE, *GYROSCOPES, ARTIFICIAL SATELLITES, INERTIAL GUIDANCE, ATTITUDE CONTROL SYSTEMS, ACCELEROMETERS, MAGNETOMETERS, DETECTORS, FLUTTER, NUCLEAR SPINS.

Subject Categories : Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE