Accession Number:

AD0262138

Title:

A LABORATORY INVESTIGATION OF A DIGITAL AUTOPILOT

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TRW SPACE TECHNOLOGY LABS LOS ANGELES CALIF

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Report Date:

1961-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

The philosophy and design is presented of a digital autopilot system which was developed under control systems studies, project plan 165-35. The general design and the intended performance characteristics of the system are explained. Included are detailed block diagrams, individual schematics of the various types of circuits as well as some remarks about reliability. A control system of greater accuracy, lighter weight, smaller size, reduced power requirements, and greater potential reliability is needed. This particular system offers one possible solution to the search for such a control system. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE