Accession Number : ADD013704
Title : Proportional Drive Servo Controller with Arrayed Position Detector.
Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 27 Jun 86, patented 1 Dec 87,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Aulds, James M ; Becker, Roger J
Report Date : 01 Dec 1987
Pagination or Media Count : 11
Abstract : A precise position control for maintaining the burn face of a propellant sample within a precise optical depth of field positional range during burn face recession that may be non-uniform in nature. The position control employs an array of laser excited binary signal optical sensors with closed loop digital and analog electronic signal processing.
Descriptors : *CONTROL, *DETECTORS, *DRIVES, *SERVOMECHANISMS, *SOLID ROCKET PROPELLANTS, *PATENT APPLICATIONS, DEPTH, OPTICAL PROPERTIES, POSITION(LOCATION), PRECISION
Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
Solid Rocket Propellants
Electrical and Electronic Equipment
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE