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The partially filled viscous ring damper.The problem of a spinning satellite with a partially filled viscous ring damper is investigated. It is shown that there are two distinct modes of motion, the nutation-synchronous mode and spin-synchronous mode. From an approximate solution of the equations of motion a time constant is obtained for each mode. From a consideration of the fluid dynamics several methods are developed for determining the damping constant.
Document ID
19730032090
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Alfriend, K. T. (Cornell University Ithaca, N.Y., United States)
Date Acquired
August 7, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1973
Subject Category
SPACE VEHICLES
Report/Patent Number
AIAA PAPER 73-143
Meeting Information
Aerospace Sciences Meeting(Washington, DC)
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NGR-33-010-169
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other