Computer modeling of electrical coil characteristics dedicated for helmet-mounted cueing systems with magnetic method

  • Andrzej Szelmanowski Air Force Institute of Technology in Warsaw
  • Andrzej Pazur Air Force Institute of Technology in Warsaw
  • Mariusz Żokowski Air Force Institute of Technology in Warsaw
  • Paweł Janik Air Force Institute of Technology in Warsaw
  • Wojciech Paterek Air Force Institute of Technology in Warsaw
Keywords: helmet-mounted cueing systems, magnetic method


Paper presents the importance of the helmet-mounted cueing systems in the field of flight safety increasing and mission execution effectiveness. There are presented the selected helmet systems used in the foreign and domestic solutions, utilizing the magnetic method. An original method of pilot’s helmet angular position determination utilizing the magnetic field from single flat coil and quaternion calculus is presented. The valuable elements are given mathematical relationships describing the characteristics of the magnetic field generated by selected types of electric coils as well as the results of simulation tests and the laboratory experimental verification of a flat coil model (designed in the Air Force Institute of Technology - AFIT) with a given number of coils.


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