Applications of Rate Gyros

  • Shmuel Merhav


This chapter presents some of the foremost applications of rate gyros and other forms of angular rate sensors in flight control, guidance, and automatic navigation systems. In the following description and analysis, the effects of imperfections on overall system performance are presentedm, especially those due to dynamical errors, noise, offsets, and resolution.


Drift Rate Angular Rate Flight Control System Inertial Space Flight Path Angle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shmuel Merhav
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  1. 1.Department of Aerospace Engineering TechnionIsrael Institute of TechnologyHaifaIsrael

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