Accession Number : ADA221595


Title :   The Anatomy of the Gyroscope. Part 3


Corporate Author : ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE (FRANCE)


Personal Author(s) : Cousins, Frank W


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a221595.pdf


Report Date : Mar 1990


Pagination or Media Count : 298


Abstract : Partial Contents: Definitions and antecedents of the gyroscope; discovery--Bohnenberger's machine, Johnson's rotascope, and Gyroscopic suspension; Early appeal to gyroscopic forces and the early gyroscope-- Boomerangs and slings, Pulverising mill, and Early gyroscopic applications and the work of E.A. Sperry; Differentiating gyroscope; Integrating gyroscope; Free gyroscope; Vibrating gyroscope--Oscillogyro, Vibrating ring gyroscope, Vibrating bell gyroscope, Single reed gyroscope, Tuning fork gyroscope, and Crystal gyroscope; Interferometric gyroscope--Laser gyroscope, Maser gyroscope, Sagnac gyroscope, Mach-Zehner heterodyne gyroscope, and Nuclear gyroscope; Gyroscopic gears and gyroscopic transmissions--Types of devices, Approach to unidirectional torque, Torque converters, Transmissions, and Differential fluid coupler and hydro-kinetic couplings; Use of the gyroscope and gyroscopic forces in optical and related devices--Telescopes, Gunsights, Bombsights, Cameras, Panoramic sextants, Panoramic film viewer, Periscopes, Navigation aids, Rangefinders, Stabilization of image; and Special applications of the gyroscope--The gyroscope as a means of testing general relativity, The use of gyroscopes to provide stability, and Gyroscopic inertial drives.


Descriptors :   *GYROSCOPES , STABILIZATION , VIBRATION , CRYSTALS , LASERS , INTERFEROMETRY , IMAGES , CAMERAS , HISTORY , DRIVES , FLUIDS , SUSPENSION DEVICES , INERTIAL SYSTEMS , RINGS , RANGE FINDING , PERISCOPES , GEARS , TORQUE , FILM READERS , PANORAMIC EQUIPMENT , TORQUE CONVERTERS , TUNING FORKS , RELATIVITY THEORY , SLINGS , BOMBSIGHTS , GUN SIGHTS , UNIDIRECTIONAL , COUPLERS , NAVIGATIONAL AIDS , SEXTANTS , FORCE(MECHANICS) , TELESCOPES , MASERS


Subject Categories : Navigation and Guidance


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE