Accession Number : AD0431916


Title :   A HYDROFOIL AUTOPILOT SYSTEM DESIGN STUDY PROGRAM.


Descriptive Note : Engineering summary rept.


Corporate Author : RADIO CORP OF AMERICA BURLINGTON MASS DEFENSE ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS


Report Date : Aug 1963


Pagination or Media Count : 137


Abstract : Contents: Extended analysis of the stability of a lateral control system for the 110-ton craft using roll angle and yaw rate feedback; Twodimensional lateral simulation of the 110-ton craft; Three-dimensional simulation in regular and irregular seas; Application to other craft; Lateral system specifications for the 110-ton craft.


Descriptors :   CONTROL SYSTEMS , HYDROFOIL CRAFT , SERVOMECHANISMS , FEEDBACK , SIMULATION , AUTOMATIC PILOTS , WATER WAVES , MOTION , ROLL , YAW , SPECIFICATIONS , EQUATIONS , MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS , PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING) , MATHEMATICAL MODELS , WIRING DIAGRAMS


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE