Title

Transient performance of gyro in spinning spacecraft

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-1987

Publication Title

IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems

Volume

23

First page number:

620

Last page number:

624

Abstract

Transient performance of a single-axis rate gyroscope mounted in a spacecraft which is spinning about the spin axis of the gyro is presented. Analytical expressions for various time-domain and frequency-domain specifications as functions of the spin rate of the vehicle are obtained. Numerical results are presented which are useful in selecting the gyro parameters if it is to be used for the measurements of the angular velocity in spinning space vehicles.

Keywords

Angular velocity; Bandwidth; Extraterrestrial measurements; Gyroscopes; Satellites; Space vehicles; Spinning; Time domain analysis; Transient response; Velocity measurement

Disciplines

Aerodynamics and Fluid Mechanics | Aeronautical Vehicles | Aerospace Engineering | Controls and Control Theory | Electrical and Computer Engineering | Navigation, Guidance, Control and Dynamics | Power and Energy | Propulsion and Power | Signal Processing | Space Vehicles

Language

English

Permissions

Use Find in Your Library, contact the author, or interlibrary loan to garner a copy of the item. Publisher policy does not allow archiving the final published version. If a post-print (author's peer-reviewed manuscript) is allowed and available, or publisher policy changes, the item will be deposited.

Identifier

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TAES.1987.310855

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