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Asked on 10 January 2006 by some body
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Er.. Gyroscope
Hi....Ok As I understand it a spinning gyroscope always point the same direction. does that mean that the gyroscope (if set) would point north acting as a compass ............Or does it poi ...
Asked on 8 January 2006 by Ian Walsh
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effect of gyro on golf balls
I want to know ,how the gyro effects the movement of golf ball and how it can be utilizes for the straight movement of golf baLL
Asked on 7 November 2005 by piyushSinghal
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Centrifugal Inertial Propulsion
Can anyone explain to me how I can make a model of a Centrifugal Inertial Propulsion System?
Asked on 21 October 2005 by Avnish Garg
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what is the out data from gyros?
Hi, I wonder how you measure the outdata from gyros. ANd what kind of data you can get. I mean do you attach coils on the gyro and then measure the force that's acting on it? or how do you do it? If t ...
Asked on 17 October 2005 by Mal Kjell
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rocket stability
I was curious whether a gyro could be used passively to help maintain a rocket in a vertical direction whilst being buffeted about by wind shear, asymmetric exhaust, etc. Obviously gyros have long bee ...
Asked on 26 September 2005 by john smolley
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Can I measure Earth rate using a free gyro?
Whether a free gyro will sense the Earth rate in still condition? or Can I measure Earth rate using a free gyro?
Asked on 12 September 2005 by Monika Jain
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mechanical
is there any gyroscopic effect on moon?
Asked on 6 September 2005 by sumant
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Erection errors
Hey, I'm student pilot and studying now 'instruments'. I understand the basics of the gyroscoop but thats it. In the attitude indicator in an aircraft, based on a Vertical Tied Earth Gyro, th ...
Asked on 26 August 2005 by Steven Taildeman
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the creation of non/anti gravitional effects from gyroscopic
What recent results have been produced from the effects of spinning a large massed object on a shaft at high speed and lifting nthe shaft to the upright poaition through a rotation of 180degrees. Th ...
Asked on 24 August 2005 by johnkemley
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magnetic field effects of gyroscope
am studying the spinning magnetic field effects of gyroscope in nature & technology. How does the gyro create & magnetic field around its axis of balancing within earths vast magnetic field? thanx f ...
Asked on 27 July 2005 by micheal sunanda
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platform stabilization
I want some catalogs about "stable platform" and "gimbals ", "gyroscopes","sensor","accelerometer", "torque generatore"and" servo motor" that are used in stable platform and some article aboutkind of ...
Asked on 26 July 2005 by ali.gh.sahebi
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what is the result of accelerating the rotor spin after steady-state precession is reached?
so i'm a senior in mechanical engineering, and for my thesis i'm trying to design a kinetic sculpture that demonstrates gyroscopic precession. i realize that due to friction losses around the precessi ...
Asked on 16 June 2005 by L. Nichols
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Forced precessed gyro an experiment
I was wondering if an experiment proposed by both Scott Strachan and Sandy Kidd to me is anomalous or not. Here is the experiment, they recon that this shows something odd; Take a gyro spinning a ...
Asked on 4 May 2005 by Chris Blythe
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Nested Gyroscopes?
Anyone have any comments on an idea I've had knocking about for some time: Construct a large gyro, creating several hollows on the rim. Put gyros in each of these hollows (numbers to be determine ...
Asked on 13 March 2005 by Simon Robinson
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using a gyro to steer
so i'm trying to biuld a small gyro, probably 1-2" wide. First off, i dont even know it doing that is possible. second off, i'm trying to use the gyro to steer the sphere the gyro'll be sitting in. so ...
Asked on 7 March 2005 by Marshall
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xyz gyro
What would happen when three gyros are arranged with rotations in the xyz axis? Such a device could be manufactured with the x and y gyros nested inside the z using hubless gyro rings on a common form ...
Asked on 2 March 2005 by bob waddell
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magnetic field around a spinning mass
I did some experiments at university and in one I had a surprising result. A spinning, non-magnetic, mass exhibits a magnetic field. I used a plastic gyroscope and a simple compass so the ex ...
Asked on 11 February 2005 by mel pullen
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what is gyroscope Principle?
What is Gyroscope principle in Physics?
Asked on 4 February 2005 by Rakesh Sharma
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Precession of an egg shell
I have a question regarding precession of spinning tops. The physics tells us that if we take a symmetrical top such as a hardboiled egg and spin it about its axis of symmetry it will precess as a gyr ...
Asked on 31 January 2005 by Miro Germuska
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friction free surfaces
A friction free surface is one that gives vertical support, with no horizontal resistance. A long cord does exactly this. Not only is it friction free for small deflections on long cord, by reduci ...
Asked on 12 January 2005 by Momentus
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What is a weighted pendulum system ?
Hello What is a weighted pendulum system to get fore and aft feedback linking these and the device's attitude to control its pitch ? Thanks Maurice
Asked on 10 January 2005 by Maurice Thiebaut
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How V1's autopilot works ?
Hello I would like to know how the guidance system in the flying bomb V1 works. I have a schematic drawing and some indications but not enough to understand. A magnetic compass drive a torque mo ...
Asked on 10 January 2005 by Maurice Thiebaut
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Force Effect Relations
Dear Ma'm or Sir, I would like to know if there is a similarity or relationship between precession and gyroscope inertia. I request this information for a report and project and I would be extremely ...
Asked on 2 January 2005 by Dawn S.
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What happens if the gyro cannot precess?
If you apply a couple to the gyroscope but stop it from precessing what happens? For example I hang a weight on the gyroscope, but it cannot precess about a vertical axis because of a stop. Does i ...
Asked on 31 December 2004 by francis farley
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Formula?
Does any one have access to data on the following? Weight/ diameter/ speed in determining precision properties? (a usable/predictable and simple formulae) Any extra information on the influe ...
Asked on 18 December 2004 by jason
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Using for Stability
I need to design a gryo that will act as a stabilizing device, very similiar to a Ship Stabilizing Gyro. Not a rate gryo though. I dont know how to calculate what mass must be spinning at what rate to ...
Asked on 3 December 2004 by Kevin M Murphy
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Calculation of pitch Stabilising gyroscopic effect
All of the maths I've seen on gyros give methods of calculating the precession force from a given roll rate. I would like to know how to calculate the resistance to roll moment of a gyro so that I can ...
Asked on 23 November 2004 by Andy Scott
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working of gyroscope
actually i want to know the working of gyroscope and working of free,directional,rate gyroscopes
Asked on 20 November 2004 by tank ankur
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gyroscope
how gyroscopic couple will produce in bicycle wheel and what will be its direction?
Asked on 20 November 2004 by asrar
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Simple Gyroscopic Precession
TAKE HOME QUIZ # 3: Gyroscopic Precession Assume the earth were a hollow spherical shell with the thickness of the spherical shell equal to only one foot and the outer diameter of the shell were exa ...
Asked on 27 October 2004 by Harvey Fiala
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Reduction in tilting force applied on spinning gyro?
Hello, I'm new to the physics of gyroscopes (being only a High-School student) and I am planning to incorporate gyroscopes into my science project. I was wondering, if a solid object falls at a slant, ...
Asked on 26 October 2004 by Justin Liu
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Precession Based Questions
TAKE HOME QUIZ #2 For those who profess to fully understand the physics of a precessing gyroscope, here is take-home exam # 2. This series of questions cover basic material that is required in the d ...
Asked on 13 October 2004 by Harvey Fiala
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Calculate Precessional Angular Velocity
TAKE HOME QUIZ #1 For those who profess to fully understand the physics of a precessing gyroscope, here is a short take-home exam: The basic equation governing gyroscopic motion is: T=I ωs &# ...
Asked on 9 September 2004 by Harvey Fiala
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physics
describe centrifugal force is ivolved in the operation of a washing machine and why the dryer partially dry clothes.
Asked on 6 September 2004 by alex arado
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electronically gyro interface
how to make a connection.. to measure force & angular by the effect of gyroscopes.. what type of sensor must be use..?
Asked on 4 September 2004 by nick
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Gyroscopic inertial force
Reading through this site I seen similar questions, but no clear answers. I'm trying to figure out, from the Maths page, how much inertial force a certian gyroscope exerts to resist motion (in ...
Asked on 2 September 2004 by Mark Bodnar
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centrifugal forces
Describe a centrifugal machine? How is it used by medical laboratories?
Asked on 30 August 2004 by richard
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External applied force
Is there a way to calculate how much force can be applied a certain distance away from the center of rotation of a gyroscope in order for the gyroscope to remain level? I am assuming that the force is ...
Asked on 2 August 2004 by mike
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Gyro drift solution
Is there any method to compensate or at least minimize the drift of a typical gyro (say ADXRS150/300 from Analog Devices) Could Kalman filtering be an alternative??
Asked on 29 June 2004 by Fatih
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What is the unit of density in math page?
hi, please say What is the unit of density in your math page?
Asked on 14 June 2004 by SH. YAZDANI
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about this math page
Hello I think the “ force on bearings “ must change to “force on each bearing “ and the third line must be deleted. also the unit must change to Newton. Thanks
Asked on 8 June 2004 by Sh.Yazdani
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the torque causes Gyroscopic couple force
Hi dears; the right answer of this question is very important for me. Please say me how much is the torque Appling for degrees change of main structure of gyroscope, in order to create Gyroscopic coup ...
Asked on 1 June 2004 by SH. Yazdani
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difference between virtcal or horizontal flywheel spinning on a shaft
Hi, I was wondering how gravity affects a flywheel when spinning on a vertical shaft opposed to it spinning on a horizontal shaft. Assuming that the flywheel is balanced and all other conditions are t ...
Asked on 28 May 2004 by David Chipchak
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gyro drift
what causes gyro drift, and is it generally linear in nature? I'm principally interested in gyros used for measuring roll rate.
Asked on 20 May 2004 by kerry allen
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Error on the maths page.
The speed in Kilometers per hour is given as (((rpm * circumference) / 1000) * 360) I believe it should be (((rpm * circumference) / 1000) * 60) the 60 is to convert minutes to hours.
Asked on 10 May 2004 by Brian Turner
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Units for density on your maths page, a project
Hi, What is the unit of density used on your maths page (the Java? calculator) gm/cm^3? I'm seriously consitering recreating stabilisation system in this machine: http://www.catskillarchive.com/r ...
Asked on 14 April 2004 by Gary Payton
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basic forces acting on a gyroscope
can someone please define the basic forces (torque, weight, etc) acting on the gyroscope and how they result in precession?
Asked on 12 April 2004 by jazz ray
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Speed calculation with a gyroscope
In my math book I read that a sometimes a gyroscope is used to measure the speed of, for instance, a plane or a boat. But how does this happen? I think it's possible to calculate the angel change, t ...
Asked on 16 March 2004 by Chiel Ham
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gyro math page
What is “cut-away” part in a gyroscope? And what is the meaning of “cut-away measurements” in the gyroscope math page? Thank you
Asked on 26 January 2004 by Sh.Yazdani
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