Accession Number : ADA112256

Title :   Strapdown Inertial Navigation Systems: An Algorithm for Attitude and Navigation Computations,

Corporate Author : AERONAUTICAL RESEARCH LABS MELBOURNE (AUSTRALIA)

Personal Author(s) : Miller, R B

PDF Url : ADA112256

Report Date : Oct 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 41

Abstract : An algorithm for strapdown inertial navigation and the associated theoretical analysis are presented. Vehicle attitude is maintained through quaternions, which are updated by a modified third order method; a split frame technique is used for solution of the navigation equation. (Author)

Descriptors :   *STRAPPED DOWN SYSTEMS, *INERTIAL NAVIGATION, *ATTITUDE INDICATORS, ALGORITHMS, ATTITUDE(INCLINATION), COMPUTATIONS, NAVIGATION, AUSTRALIA, THEORY, EQUATIONS, SPLITTING, VEHICLES, AVIONICS, FRAMES

Subject Categories : Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE