Accession Number:

AD0875199

Title:

Design Study for a Coelostat Tracking Mount.

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

OWENS-ILLINOIS INC PITTSBURGH PA FECKER SYSTEMS DIV

Report Date:

1970-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

352.0

Abstract:

This report describes a study that investigated design concepts for a coelostat tracking mount for use as part of a CO2 laser tracking system. In this study design problems associated with the development of the mount were considered, design tradeoffs, optimized for performance with the constraints of manufacturability, were made, and requirements for major components and peripheral equipment were specified. The recommended configuration is a two-axis mount with a 40-inch clear aperture, utilizing air bearings and a direct drive system with associated servo electronics for smooth tracking capability. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Optical Detection and Detectors
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE