Accession Number : ADB019655

Title :   Low Cost Servo Actuator for Tactical Missile Thrust Vector Control (TVC)

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 22 Apr-19 Oct 1976

Corporate Author : FORD AEROSPACE AND COMMUNICATIONS CORP NEWPORT BEACH CA AERONUTRONIC DIV

Personal Author(s) : Levi, R ; Stahlhuth, P H

PDF Url : ADB019655

Report Date : May 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 119

Abstract : This report discusses the design, analysis, and performance evaluation of a helium driven closed center servo actuator system. The actuator was sized to operate a trapped ball type of movable nozzle thrust vector control system for tactical missiles. Predicted and actual performance are compared and typical test data are presented.

Descriptors :   *GUIDED MISSILES, *SERVOMECHANISMS, *THRUST VECTOR CONTROL SYSTEMS, ACTUATORS, ELECTRONICS, HELIUM, MOVABLE NOZZLES, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), TACTICAL WEAPONS, TRANSDUCERS

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE