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From: Eugene.Leitl@lrz.uni-muenchen.de
Date: Fri Jan 19 2001 - 15:01:34 MST

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> Gyro effects are due to the rotational inertia of the wheel. If you have
> two counter-rotating wheels in the same plane, you can exactly cancel the
> gyro effect by matching the inertias of the wheels. If you do this, you
> free to move the assembly without regard to gyro torque. Manufacturing

But the wheel bearings still see the same amount of force. So the "without
regard" has its limits.

> tolerances should not enter into the equation if the speeds of the
> individual wheels are controllable.

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