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Old Nov 26, 2012, 02:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Brutus1967 View Post
Well.... on any kind of boat, you wouldn't want to use accelerometers to stabilize the boat itself.... You would be compensating for every wavelet, and that is waste of energy by creating unnecessary drag, especially on a Human Powered Hydrofoil....

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Right, that's what my thinking was - active stabilization would be too active. Some kind of passive stabilizer similar to a flybar would work great though. Do we have any gyroscopic forces we can use?

What about stabilizing it like a rocket, using rollerons!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rolleron
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