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 Expert  715975

Expert in Guidance Systems

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New Hampshire (NH)
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Expert has specialized in electro-mechanical systems and components. He is familiar with most types of instrumentation and has had experience in system application to inertial guidance and controls. He has designed, developed, and tested a missile gyroscope (gyro)-stabilized seeker-head. He has designed and developed a pointing and stabilization system for a shipboard radar. He has performed test requirements analyses for aircraft avionics automatic testing. In his consulting work, he has provided technical and planning inputs to a variety of proposals. Expert's clients have included RCA, Petrolane, Baker International, Ikor, Tatung, and A.D. Little. Expert also has had experience in the analysis of the application of automatic and built-in tests for aircraft navigation and control systems. He is very familiar with test and data analysis of spacecraft inertial guidance systems, and he established an inertial test facility. Expert worked with the Gyro and Accelerometer Panel of the IEEE to develop standard test procedures for gyros. He developed test procedures and participated in testing gyros, accelerometers, and inertial systems.



electrical-mechanical system


inertial system test procedure



Expert has had experience in developing, evaluating, and selecting motors. These include special designs for inclusion in mechanical systems such as radar pedestals, inertial measurement units, and gimbals. He has also designed and developed torque and spin motors for gyroscopes and missile seeker-heads.

electric motor control


electric motor design


electric motor selection

Expert has designed, developed, and tested a variety of gyroscopes (gyros). These have included free, vertical, directional, rate, and rate-integrating gyros. His experience includes having developed a miniature directional gyro for an extreme environment. He has also set up a test facility for spacecraft guidance gyros.

mechanical gyroscope

Expert has designed many caging and uncager mechanisms and has been issued a patent for his work. He is familiar with many of these devices and their applications.

caging mechanism


uncaging mechanism

Expert has established requirements, evaluated, and selected synchros.


Expert has been involved with the development and testing of high speed, high temperature bearing applications in miniature gyro motors. He is familiar with applications of gas bearings in gyros.


Expert worked with bearing manufacturers to optimize the selection of bearings for gyros in hostile environments.

bearing selection

Expert is familiar with and participated in the dynamic balancing of high speed gyro rotors.

dynamic balance

Expert developed and tested rate gyroscopes.

rate gyroscope

Expert designed and developed subminiature sliprings to minimize friction, and directed the manufacture of the sliprings.

slip ring

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Boston, Massachusetts;  Worcester, Massachusetts;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  Lowell, Massachusetts;  Cambridge, Massachusetts;  Brockton, Massachusetts;  New Bedford, Massachusetts;  Hartford, Connecticut;  Manchester, New Hampshire;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

Often requested
with this expert:

Lasers, Optics, Electro-Optics, Fiber-Optics, and...
Human-Machine Systems
Optical Instruments, Inertial Instruments, Laser and Fiber...
Friction, Lubrication, and Machining

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1947   M.S.   Electrical Engineering   Columbia University  
1944   B.S.   Electrical Engineering   Union College  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1974 to


(Undisclosed Consulting Company)



1974 to




Systems Engineer


1961 to 1974




Engineering Scientist, Leader


1951 to 1957


Electro Tec Corporation



Expert was Vice President, Engineering from 1954-57 and Plant Manager from 1951-54.

Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of IEEE.


He is a retired licensed P.E.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert is the author of two patents.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert consulted for RCA on an inertial test facility plan.
  • He consulted on oil well drilling surveying equipment (a directional gyroscope).
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on developing a rate gyro and microsyns
  • Expert in laser gyroscope for consulting on new gyro market positioning.
  • Expert in gyroscopes for consulting on locating a gyroscope manufacturer.
  • Gyroscope expert for consulting on design and fabrication.
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