Accession Number:

AD0658113

Title:

DERIVATION OF FORMULAS FOR BOOST PHASE TRAJECTORY CALCULATION OF MISSILE-BOOSTER WITH FLEXIBLE JOINT AND INITIAL BODY MISALIGNMENT,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV SILVER SPRING MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1953-04-08

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

In order to study the effect on boost phase dispersion of flexibility of the joint between the missile and the booster, dynamic boost trajectories must be computed which include flexibility. The object of this report is to derive the necessary formulas for calculation of such trajectories, with allowance for the possibility of an initial misalignment of the missile-booster combination of beta sub o radians. Unless some misalignment exists the effect of joint flexibility is usually negligible.

Subject Categories:

  • Guided Missile Trajectories, Accuracy and Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE