04244240 is referenced by 17 patents and cites 26 patents.

An elastic joint mounting and rotatably coupling a rotary inertial energy storage device or flywheel, to a shaft, the present gimbal structure reduces vibration and shock while allowing precession of the flywheel without the need for external gimbal mounts. The present elastic joint usually takes the form of an annular elastic member either integrally formed into the flywheel as a centermost segment thereof or attached to the flywheel or flywheel hub member at the center thereof, the rotary shaft then being mounted centrally to the elastic member.

Title
Elastic internal flywheel gimbal
Application Number
5/751371
Publication Number
4244240
Application Date
December 17, 1976
Publication Date
January 13, 1981
Inventor
David W Rabenhorst
Clarksville
MD, US
Agent
Samuel L Sachs
Robert E Archibald
Assignee
The Johns Hopkins University
MD, US
IPC
F16F 15/10
G05G 1/00
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