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Torque amplification of control moment gyros

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3 Author(s)
V. J. Lappas ; Surrey Space Centre, Surrey Univ., Guildford, UK ; W. H. Steyn ; C. I. Underwood

Control moment gyros (CMG) are considered to be powerful actuators for satellites due to their large potential torque capability (torque amplification). A way to optimise the torque amplification generated by CMGs via an incremental manoeuvre control strategy is presented

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Electronics Letters  (Volume:38 ,  Issue: 15 )