Whirring wheels keep finless sub on course

Graham-Rowe, Duncan
November 2002
New Scientist;11/23/2002, Vol. 176 Issue 2370, p18
Focuses on the development of submersibles without their hydroplane fins and rudders, by adopting steering technology used on orbiting satellites. Proposal to replace fins and tails with spinning reaction wheels; Advantages of protection against collision, fouling and corrosion; Changes in surroundings due to the internal steering system.


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