Accession Number : AD0437696


Title :   RECENT ADVANCES IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MAGNETIC SUSPENSION AND BALANCE SYSTEM FOR WIND TUNNELS. PART II.


Descriptive Note : Technical rept. Aug 62-Aug 63,


Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE


Personal Author(s) : Covert,Eugene E ; Copeland,Alan B ; Stephens,Timothy ; Tilton,Edward Lee ,III


Report Date : Mar 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 45


Abstract : This report presents a discussion of the recent development work on a magnetic model suspension and balance system. System equipment additions and modifications are described. A summary of calibration procedures and wind tunnel tests is given. Studies on methods of roll control, magnetic field distribution, and a new digital model position indicator are discussed. (Author)


Descriptors :   SUSPENSION DEVICES , MAGNETIC FIELDS , MAGNETS , POWER SUPPLIES , ATTITUDE CONTROL SYSTEMS , OPTICAL EQUIPMENT , FEEDBACK , LIGHT , PHOTOELECTRIC CELLS(SEMICONDUCTOR)


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE