Flight Dynamic Response of Spinning Projectiles to Lateral Impulsive Loads

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G. R. Cooper

Weapons and Materials Research Directorate, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD  

Mark Costello

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331

J. Dyn. Sys., Meas., Control 126(3), 605-613 (Dec 03, 2004) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1789976 History: Received March 06, 2003; Revised August 21, 2003; Online December 03, 2004
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