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Precision Stabilization System Design To Reduce The Effects Of Friction
Author(s): Larry Stockum; Joe Profeta; Lou Ballou
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Paper Abstract

The performance of precision stabilization systems for electro-optical sensors is often limited by the friction disturbance torques. This tutorial paper describes the classical design technique for minimizing the line-of-sight (LOS) motion due to friction coupling of the base dynamics. A specific design example with measured data is presented. The potential for improved performance by using additional state feedback techniques is discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 May 1988
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0887, Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing II, (3 May 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944219
Show Author Affiliations
Larry Stockum, Battelle Columbus Division (United States)
Joe Profeta, Contraves Goerz Corporation (United States)
Lou Ballou, Honeywell Training (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0887:
Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing II
James E. Kimbrell, Editor(s)

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