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Transient analysis methods for determining the longitudinal stability derivatives of a submerged body from free flight tests

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Geisberg, R. L. (1950) Transient analysis methods for determining the longitudinal stability derivatives of a submerged body from free flight tests. Engineer's thesis, California Institute of Technology. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-02052009-152837

Abstract

The stability derivatives obtainable from dynamic free flight tests are determined. Methods for reducing flight test data to the form of stability derivatives using the Fourier integral and the Laplace transform are developed.

Item Type:Thesis (Engineer's thesis)
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Engineering and Applied Science
Major Option:Aeronautics
Thesis Availability:Public (worldwide access)
Research Advisor(s):
  • Williams, Max L.
Thesis Committee:
  • Williams, Max L. (chair)
  • Housner, George W.
  • Stewart, Homer Joseph
Defense Date:1 January 1950
Record Number:CaltechETD:etd-02052009-152837
Persistent URL:http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-02052009-152837
Default Usage Policy:No commercial reproduction, distribution, display or performance rights in this work are provided.
ID Code:513
Collection:CaltechTHESIS
Deposited By: Imported from ETD-db
Deposited On:10 Feb 2009
Last Modified:26 Dec 2012 02:30

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