Accession Number:

AD0600041

Title:

GYROSCOPIC EFFECT, ITS PHENOMENA AND APPLICATION (SELECTED CHAPTERS).

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Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

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Report Date:

1964-01-29

Pagination or Media Count:

81.0

Abstract:

The use of the gyrocompass for naval navigational purposes is examined. The design and operation of the Foucault gyrocompass, along with a practical model of a gyrocompass is presented. Gyroscopic steering instruments and ships stabilizers are discussed. The use of gyroscopes in mining engineering is examined, with particular attention given to a gyroscopic stabilizer of a magnetometer and a mine surveyors gyrocompass. Finally, the use of the gyroscope for military purposes is studied.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE