Accession Number : ADD002489
Title : Pressure Sensitive Control Device.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Woodworth,William H ; Cunningham,Robert D
Report Date : 09 Dec 1975
Pagination or Media Count : 4
Abstract : The patent relates to a substantially unmovable joy stick having strain gauges such that pressure on the stick causes stress which alters the resistance of the gauges. The gauges' resistance is included in a circuit which provides an output in response to the pressure and automatically adjusts for initial conditions.
Descriptors : *Control sticks, *Patents, Strain gages, Pressure gages, Remotely piloted vehicles, Electrical resistance
Subject Categories : Pilotless Aircraft
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE