Modern Inertial Technology: Navigation, Guidance, and Control

Modern Inertial Technology: Navigation, Guidance, and Control

by Anthony Lawrence
     
 

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A description of the inertial technology used for guidance, control, and navigation, discussing in detail the principles, operation, and design of sensors, gyroscopes, and accelerometers, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of particular systems. An engineer with long practical experience in the field, the author elucidates such recent developments as fibre

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A description of the inertial technology used for guidance, control, and navigation, discussing in detail the principles, operation, and design of sensors, gyroscopes, and accelerometers, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of particular systems. An engineer with long practical experience in the field, the author elucidates such recent developments as fibre-optic gyroscopes, solid-state accelerometers, and the global positioning system. This will be of interest to researchers and practising engineers involved in systems engineering, aeronautics, space research, and navigation on both land and sea.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461272588
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
04/30/2013
Series:
Mechanical Engineering Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 2nd ed. 1998
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)

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