Accession Number:

AD0606013

Title:

IN-FLIGHT DYNAMICS OF A FLEXIBLE MISSILE,

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TRW SPACE TECHNOLOGY LABS LOS ANGELES CALIF

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Report Date:

1960-04-20

Pagination or Media Count:

64.0

Abstract:

Equations are derived for the motion of a missile in a plane, including bending, sloshing, engine swiveling, axial acceleration, and aerodynamics. The bending and sloshing are treated by means of combined bending-sloshing modes in which the first slosh mode in each tank is represented by an equivalent lateral spring-mass system. Also included are equations for the moment and shear in the missile expressed in terms of a psuedo-static moment and shear plus correction terms which account for the dynamic over-shoot of the bending-sloshing modes.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE