Accession Number : AD0772769

Title :   Transients in High Spin Gyroscopic Systems.

Descriptive Note : Scientific rept.,

Corporate Author : MINNESOTA UNIV MINNEAPOLIS DEPT OF AEROSPACE ENGINEERING AND MECHANICS

Personal Author(s) : Sethna, P. R. ; Balachandra, M.

Report Date : NOV 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : Except for certain classical solutions for the top, general nonlinear gyroscopic systems have not had much attention. The authors consider transient motions in a general class of nonlinear gyroscopic systems with a large spin parameter.

Descriptors :   *GYROSCOPES, *EQUATIONS OF MOTION, PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, MATRICES(MATHEMATICS), APPROXIMATION(MATHEMATICS), NUMERICAL ANALYSIS, TRANSIENTS.

Subject Categories : Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE