Accession Number:

AD0343756

Title:

DAMPING OF THE TORSION STEM OF A TUNING FORK GYROSCOPE

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT FARNBOROUGH (UNITED KINGDOM)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1962-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

26.0

Abstract:

The Coriolis Torques produced by the application of a rate of turn to a tuning-fork gyroscope are measured by the response of a tuned torsion stem. Methods of damping the motion of this stem and the optimum magnitude of this damping are examined theoretically.

Subject Categories:

  • Flight Control and Instrumentation
  • Guided Missiles
  • Air Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE