Accession Number:

AD0259438

Title:

NUTATION DAMPER. A SIMPLE TWO-BODY GYROSCOPIC SYSTEM

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1961-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

47.0

Abstract:

The behavior of an assembly of two rigid bodies a device suggested as a nutation damper for observation satellites - is studied. For the present empirical approach, one of the bodies is chosen to be a thin rod, the other a thin disk solutions of the equations are inspected for various values of the friction parameter.

Subject Categories:

  • Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE