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Passive Vibration Isolation For Long Range Aerial Reconnaissance Systems
Author(s): James O'Toole
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Paper Abstract

This paper discusses the design of a passive isolation system for a high-altitude, long-range oblique reconnaissance camera. The passive isolation system works in conjunction with the active, gyro-stabilized system to attenuate a broad spectrum of vibratory inputs. This paper does not discuss the analytical mechanics applied to the design of the isolation system; that is covered in many texts, some of which are included in the bibliography. It does discuss a design approach, presents mathematical equations and definitions in support of that approach and exhibits some pertinent data.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 October 1980
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0250, Optomechanical Systems Design, (8 October 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.959439
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James O'Toole, CAI, a Division of Recon/Optical, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0250:
Optomechanical Systems Design
Mete Bayar, Editor(s)

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