Stability of Auto-Piloting

Kensaku Nomoto
1958 Journal of the Society of Naval Architects of Japan  
The present paper relates to stability problem of auto-piloting of ships with particular reference to "weather adjust" mechanism which induces sometimes a self-exciting severe yawing. Kochenburger's stability criterion may be utilized for analyzing steering systems involving {ˋw eather adjust" mechanism, helm-angle limitation and other non-linear elements. In conclusion, it
doi:10.2534/jjasnaoe1952.1958.104_53 fatcat:im4jm3jj4rfkrdlpfjv3quqhja