Asked Oct 18, 2019

What is a gyroscope and how is it used as a navigational aid?


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A gyroscope is a device which spins at high speeds and which maintains its spinning axis on the same direction, regardless of how the system using it moves.


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It is used as a navigational aid by measuring or, comparing the direction in which the system is moving with the direction of the axis of the gyro. The difference...

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