Accession Number : AD0770126

Title :   Pendulum Damper for Free Gyro Seeker.

Descriptive Note : Technical publication,

Corporate Author : NAVAL WEAPONS CENTER CHINA LAKE CA

Personal Author(s) : Haseltine, William R.

Report Date : OCT 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 37

Abstract : A theoretical and modeling study is made of the applicability of pendulum-type nutation dampers to free-gyro target seekers. It is concluded that such dampers can be very useful, and some guidelines for detailed system design are derived and presented. (Author)

Descriptors :   *GYROSCOPES, *TARGETS, DAMPING, TRACKING, KINEMATICS, DYNAMICS, STABILITY, PENDULUMS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, ANALOG SIMULATION.

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE