Accession Number:

ADD013704

Title:

Proportional Drive Servo Controller with Arrayed Position Detector.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 27 Jun 86, patented 1 Dec 87,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

A precise position control for maintaining the burn face of a propellant sample within a precise optical depth of field positional range during burn face recession that may be non-uniform in nature. The position control employs an array of laser excited binary signal optical sensors with closed loop digital and analog electronic signal processing.

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers
  • Solid Rocket Propellants
  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE