Table 2.

Moments of inertia about the principal axes of inertia

Fore—aft, x, axis (roll)Medio—lateral, y, axis (pitch)Vertical, z, axis (yaw)
RIP apparatus absent (kg m2)0.4×10-7±0.2×10-73.0×10-7±0.9×10-73.7×10-7±1.7×10-7
RIP apparatus present (kg m2)2.5×10-7±0.7×10-73.9×10-7±0.73×10-76.0×10-7±1.3×10-7
Percentage change740±400135±33209±153
  • RIP, rapid impulsive perturbation.

    Values are means ± S.D. (N=9).