Accession Number:

ADA254739

Title:

Hardware and Software Description of a Prototype Controller for the Two-Degree of Freedom "BRL" Mount

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jan-Jul 1989

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

73.0

Abstract:

As part of the LABCOM TEAM COOP Program the U.S. Army Ballistic Research Laboratory recently Constructed a two-degree of freedom mount suitable for slewing loads up to 800 lbs. The mount was driven in both azimuth and In elevation by large stepper motors. In order to ted and evaluate the mount, a preliminary controller was constructed that would allow b operation through keyboard entry of a remote computer. This report the controller and its operation as well as technical descriptions of key circuit elements. It also provides a listing of the controller software and the corresponding software for the remote computer.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE