Automatic stabilization

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This report concerns the study of automatic stabilizers and extends it to include the control of the three-control system of the airplane instead of just altitude control. Some of the topics discussed include lateral disturbed motion, static stability, the mathematical theory of lateral motion, and large angles of incidence. Various mechanisms and stabilizers are also discussed. The feeding of Diesel engines by injection pumps actuated by engine compression, achieves the required high speeds of injection readily and permits rigorous control of the combustible charge introduced into each cylinder and of the peak pressure in the resultant cycle.

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Haus, FR August 1936.

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This report concerns the study of automatic stabilizers and extends it to include the control of the three-control system of the airplane instead of just altitude control. Some of the topics discussed include lateral disturbed motion, static stability, the mathematical theory of lateral motion, and large angles of incidence. Various mechanisms and stabilizers are also discussed. The feeding of Diesel engines by injection pumps actuated by engine compression, achieves the required high speeds of injection readily and permits rigorous control of the combustible charge introduced into each cylinder and of the peak pressure in the resultant cycle.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R23535
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930094615 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TM-802
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930094615
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc63407

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  • August 1936

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Haus, FR. Automatic stabilization, report, August 1936; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc63407/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.