RESEARCH PAPERS: Mechanisms Papers

The Mechanism of Gyroscopic Tracking: Part 2

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W. M. Mansour, D. Pavlov

Solid Mechanics Division, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

M. A. Dokainish

McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

J. Eng. Ind 95(2), 437-444 (May 01, 1973) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3438174 History: Received July 06, 1972; Online July 15, 2010


A parametric study is conducted to assess the effect of different factors on the tracking performance. The conditions leading to the free flight mode are established. Design recommendations and proposed applications are presented.

Copyright © 1973 by ASME
Topics: Design , Flight , Mechanisms
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