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Issue 2 • Date June 1964

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  • IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Navigational Electronics

    Publication Year: 1964 , Page(s): c1
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  • IEEE Professional Technical Group on Aerospace and Navigational Electronics

    Publication Year: 1964 , Page(s): c2
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 1964 , Page(s): 79
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  • Ernst L. Kramar Pioneer Award 1964

    Publication Year: 1964 , Page(s): 80 - 85
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  • Calculation of the Detection Probability for a Statistically Located Target

    Publication Year: 1964 , Page(s): 86 - 91
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    This paper presents a method of computing the cumulative probability of detection of a statistically located target. The method is completely analytic and is based on a very simple model. The curve which relates the single scan probability of detection to the target-interceptor range is replaced by the function which is 1.0 up to some critical range and 0 thereafter. The critical range is that val... View full abstract»

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  • The Attainable Range Accuracy with a Tapped Delay Line Estimator

    Publication Year: 1964 , Page(s): 92 - 96
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    A theoretical expression is derived for the radar range accuracy attainable with an N-tapped delay line estimator. It is found that the range accuracy is a function of the signal-to-noise ratio and the number of taps. In the limiting case, as the number of taps approaches infinity, it is shown that the accuracy expression agrees with the ultimate attainable accuracy for a bandwidth-limited rectang... View full abstract»

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  • Error Distributions of Best Estimate of Position from Multiple Time Difference Hyperbolic Networks

    Publication Year: 1964 , Page(s): 96 - 100
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    A mathematical model for the error distribution of the best estimate of position of a vehicle as determined from a set of simultaneous measurements of times of arrival of electromagnetic waves from an arbitrary number of ground stations is obtained. The major and minor axes of the error ellipse, as well as the angle that they make with the assumed axes, are determined. The results are in such form... View full abstract»

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  • Inaccuracies in Doppler Radar Navigation Systems Due to Terrain Directivity Efects, Nonzero Beamwidths and Eclipsing

    Publication Year: 1964 , Page(s): 101 - 111
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    A study is made of inaccuracies due to environmental beam-distorting effects in precision Doppler radar navigation systems and specifically of ¿interrupted continuous wave¿ (ICW) Doppler systems which simultaneously determine altitude and velocity by the employment of several beams, all of them produced by a single transmitter. The three causes of errors considered include terrain directivity (b... View full abstract»

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  • A Settling Time Constrained Optimization of a Velocity Inertial Navigation System

    Publication Year: 1964 , Page(s): 112 - 117
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    In this paper, a description of a technique for improving transient performance in the velocity inertial system while minimizing the standard deviation of the system error, (i.e., standard deviation of the system velocity measurement error ¿v2) is given. To accomplish this objective, a prescribed settling time constraint is formulated for the system response. The constraint equation is then impos... View full abstract»

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  • Torque on a Spinning Hollow Sphere in a Uniform Magnetic Field

    Publication Year: 1964 , Page(s): 118 - 122
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    The torque on a spinning spherical conducting shell of arbitrary thickness in a uniform magnetic field is calculated in terms of the magnetic vector potential. The torque is found to result from the interaction of eddy currents induced in the shell with the excitation field and is such as to oppose and precess the spinning of the shell. View full abstract»

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  • Torque on a Spinning Hollow Sphere in a Uniform Alternating Magnetic Field

    Publication Year: 1964 , Page(s): 122 - 127
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    The calculation of torque acting on a spinning spherical shell in a uniform stationary magnetic field first presented by Halverson and Cohen1 is extended to include the alternating magnetic field case. The torque is found under certain conditions to be positive and will increase the sphere's angular velocity up to a stable equilibrium condition at which point the torque changes sign. Differential ... View full abstract»

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  • Correction [to "An improved ground beacon antenna"]

    Publication Year: 1964 , Page(s): 127
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    Summary form only given, as follows. A.R. Giddis and R.B. Barrar, authors of "An Improved Ground Beacon Antenna," which appeared on pp. 315-323 of the December, 1963, issue of these Transactions, have called the following to the attention of the Editor: 1) The argument of the J9 function in the second term of (6), on page 318, should be enclosed with an "open" parenthesis, i.e., J9(kd9). 2) The lo... View full abstract»

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  • Symbolic Representation of Coordinate Transformations

    Publication Year: 1964 , Page(s): 128 - 134
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    An analytical technique using a symbolic representation of the coordinate transformation for a rotation of axes is presented. The representation has the advantages of a signal flow diagram and yet retains the properties of a transformation matrix. A sign convention and the characteristics of the symbolic representation are defined. Examples are given which illustrate application of the technique t... View full abstract»

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  • Abstracts

    Publication Year: 1964 , Page(s): 134 - 135
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  • Contributors

    Publication Year: 1964 , Page(s): 136 - 138
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  • IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Navigational Electronics

    Publication Year: 1964 , Page(s): 138
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  • Suggestions to authors

    Publication Year: 1964 , Page(s): 138a
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  • Institutional listings

    Publication Year: 1964 , Page(s): 138b
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Aims & Scope

This Transactions ceased publication in 1965. The new retitled publication is IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems.

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