The end of rock 'n' roll

Excell, Jon
April 2004
Engineer (00137758);4/2/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7648, p37
Features the anti-rolling gyro (ARG) system developed by Japan-based Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to reduce the rolling motion of boats. Features and functions of the ARG system based on the operating principle of the control momentum gyroscope; Applications of the ARG system; Limitations of the ARG system.


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