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Author American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Guidance and Control Conference (1963 : Cambridge, Mass.)

Title Guidance and control - II : a selection of technical papers based mainly on the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Guidance and Control Conference held at Cambridge, Massachusetts, August 12-14, 1963 / edited by Robert C. Langford, Charles J. Mundo
Published New York : Academic Press, 1964
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 997 pages) : illustrations
Series Progress in astronautics and aeronautics ; v. 13
Progress in astronautics and aeronautics ; v. 13
Contents ""Cover""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""The Guidance and Control Committee""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""I. Active and Passive Attitude Control for Space Vehicles""; ""An Introduction to Section on Attitude Control""; ""Current Status of Progress in Attitude Control""; ""A System for Passive Gravity-Gradient Stabilization of Earth Satellites""; ""Theoretical and Practical Aspects of Solar Pressure Attitude Control for Interplanetary Spacecraft""; ""Control Moment Gyro Gravity Stabilization""; ""Applications of Gyro stabilizers to Satellite Attitude Control""
""A Survey of the Development of Models for the Human Controller""""Some Predictive Characteristics of the Human Controller""; ""V. Deep Space Guidance and Navigation""; ""Discussion of Guidance Policies for Multiple-Impulse Correction of the Trajectory of a Spacecraft""; ""A Class of Unified Explicit Methods for Steering Throttle able and Fixed-Thrust Rockets""; ""New Investigations in the Field of Error Propagation""; ""Theory of Error Compensation in Astro-Inertial Guidance Systems for Low-Thrust Space Missions""; ""Statistical Filtering of Space Navigation Measurements""
""Integral Pulse Frequency On-Off Control""""A Time Optimal Attitude Control System Designed to Overcome Certain Sensor Imperfections""; ""Two-Pulse Attitude Control of an Asymmetric Spinning Satellite""; ""Bank Angle Control System for a Spinning Satellite""; ""Several Linear Stabilization and Reorientation Control System Configurations for a Rotating, Manned Orbital Space Station""; ""II. Inertial Guidance for Space Flight""; ""Drift of a Stable Platform Caused by Gyro Rotor Unbalance""; ""Stellar Alignment of a Gyroscopically Stabilized Platform during Free-Fall""
""Navigation and Guidance Systems Employing a Gimballess IMU""""Rigid Body Dynamics -- Stable Platform Isolation Systems""; ""Interrogation of Spherical-Rotor Free Gyros""; ""III. Onboard Techniques for Interplanetary Flight""; ""Background and Requirements on Radar Sensors for Spacecraft""; ""Stellar Techniques for Midcourse Navigation Guidance""; ""Infrared Horizon Sensor Techniques for Lunar and Planetary Approaches""; ""Novel Solar System Compasses for Interplanetary Flight""; ""IV. Manned Control of Space Vehicles""; ""Pilot-Vehicle Control System Analysis""
""VI. Rendezvous""""Survey of Rendezvous Progress""; ""Fuel Optimization in Orbital Rendezvous""; ""Guidance System Complexity vs Fuel Consumption for Midcourse Correction of Rendezvous""; ""Application of Pontryagin's Maximum Principle to the Lunar Orbit Rendezvous Problem""; ""Guidance Dynamics for the Terminal Phase of Rendezvous""; ""VII. Re-Entry and Landing""; ""A Look at the Re-Entry Problem""; ""A Simple Re-Entry Guidance System""; ""A Minimum Fuel Vertical Touchdown Lunar Landing Guidance Technique""; ""Contributors to Volume 13""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Space vehicles -- Guidance systems -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Langford, Robert C.
Mundo, Charles J.
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
LC no. 62013119
ISBN 0123955874 (electronic bk.)
1600862683 (e-book)
9780123955876 (electronic bk.)
9781600862687 (e-book)