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Advanced Control of Aircraft, Spacecraft and Rockets

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ISBN-10: 0470745630

ISBN-13: 9780470745632

Edition: 2011

Authors: Doug Marschke, Harry Reynolds, Ashish Tewari

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Advanced Control of Aircraft, Missiles and Spacecraft introduces the reader to the concepts of modern control theory applied to the design and analysis of general flight control systems in a concise and mathematically rigorous style. It presents a comprehensive treatment of both atmospheric and space flight control systems including aircraft, rockets (missiles and launch vehicles), entry vehicles and spacecraft (both orbital and attitude control). The broad coverage of topics emphasizes the synergies among the various flight control systems and attempts to show their evolution from the same set of physical principles as well as their design and analysis by similar mathematical tools. In addition, this book presents state-of-art control system design methods - including multivariable, optimal, robust, digital and nonlinear strategies - as applied to modern flight control systems. Advanced Control of Aircraft, Missiles and Spacecraft features worked-out examples and problems at the end of each chapter as well as a number of MATLAB/ SIMULINK examples that are realistic and representative of the state-of-the-art in flight control.
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List price: $66.50
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 7/1/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 454
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Doug Marschke is an engineering graduate from the University of Michigan currently working with various consulting firms, including Strategic and Cubed networks. He is JNCIE-ER #3, JNCIE-M #41, and JNCIS-FW certified. He was heavily involved in the Juniper certification exams from the start, having contributed to test writing, and is a coauthor of the current JNCIE Enterprise Exam. Doug currently spends his time working with both service providers and enterprises to optimize their IP networks for better performance, cost, and reliability. He also flies around the world sharing his knowledge in a variety of training classes and seminars with topics ranging from troubleshooting to design and certification preparation. If Doug is not on the road, you can find him at his bar in San Francisco, Underdogs Sports Bar, discussing a wide variety of topics.

Harry Reynolds has over twenty-five years experience in the networking industry, with the last fifteen years focused on LANs and LAN interconnection. He is CCIE # 4977, and JNCIE # 3, and also holds various other industry and teaching certifications. Harry was a contributing author on the Juniper Network Complete Reference (McGraw- Hill, 2002), and wrote the JNCIE and JNCIP Study Guides for (Sybex Books 2003). Prior to joining Juniper, Harry had served time in the US Navy as an Avionics Technician, worked for equipment manufacturer Micom Systems, and spent much time developing and presenting hands-on technical training curriculums targeted to both enterprise and service provider needs. Harry has presented classes for organizations such as American Institute, American Research Group, Hill Associates, and Data Training Resources. Harry is currently employed by Juniper Networks, where he functions as a senior test engineer in the JUNOS software Core protocols group. Harry also functioned at Juniper as a consulting engineer on an aero-space routing contract, and as a senior education services engineer, where he worked on courseware and certification offerings.

Notation and Basic Definitions
Control Systems
Linear Tracking Systems
Linear Time-Invariant Tracking Systems
Guidance and Control of Flight Vehicles
Special Tracking Laws
Proportional Navigation Guidance
Cross-Product Steering
Proportional-Integral-Derivative Control
Digital Tracking System
Optimal Control Techniques
Multi-variable Optimization
Constrained Minimization
Equality Constraints
Inequality Constraints
Optimal Control of Dynamic Systems
Optimality Conditions
The Hamiltonian and the Minimum Principle
Hamilton–Jacobi–Bellman Equation
Linear Time-Varying System with Quadratic Performance Index
Optimal Control with End-Point State Equality Constraints
Euler–Lagrange Equations
Special Cases
Numerical Solution of Two-Point Boundary Value Problems
Shooting Method
Collocation Method
Optimal Terminal Control with Interior Time Constraints
Optimal Singular Control
Tracking Control
Neighboring Extremal Method and Linear Quadratic Control
Stochastic Processes
Stationary Random Processes
Filtering of Random Noise
Kalman Filter
Robust Linear Time-Invariant Control
LQG/LTR Method
H2/H E E Design Methods
Optimal Navigation and Control of Aircraft
Aircraft Navigation Plant
Wind Speed and Direction
Navigational Subsystems
Optimal Aircraft Navigation
Optimal Navigation Formulation
Extremal Solution of the Boundary-Value Problem: Long-Range Flight Example
Great Circle Navigation
Aircraft Attitude Dynamics
Translational and Rotational Kinetics
Attitude Relative to the Velocity Vector
Aerodynamic Forces and Moments
Longitudinal Dynamics
Longitudinal Dynamics Plant
Optimal Multi-variable Longitudinal Control
Multi-input Optimal Longitudinal Control
Optimal Airspeed Control
LQG/LTR Design Example
H E E Design Example
Altitude and Mach Control
Lateral-Directional Control Systems
Lateral-Directional Plant
Optimal Roll Control
Multi-variable Lateral-Directional Control: Heading-Hold Autopilot
Optimal Control of Inertia-Coupled Aircraft Rotation
Optimal Guidance of Rockets
Optimal Terminal Guidance of Interceptors
Non-planar Optimal Tracking System for Interceptors: 3DPN
Flight in a Vertical Plane
Optimal Terminal Guidance
Vertical Launch of a Rocket (Goddard’s Problem)
Gravity-Turn Trajectory of Launch Vehicles
Launch to Circular Orbit: Modulated Acceleration
Launch to Circular Orbit: Constant Acceleration
Launch of Ballistic Missiles
Gravity-Turn with Modulated Forward Acceleration
Modulated Forward and Normal Acceleration
Planar Tracking Guidance System
Stability, Controllability, and Observability
Nominal Plant for Tracking Gravity-Turn Trajectory
Robust and Adaptive Guidance
Guidance with State Feedback
Guidance with Normal Acceleration Input
Observer-Based Guidance of Gravity-Turn Launch Vehicle
Altitude-Based Observer with Normal Acceleration Input
Bi-output Observer with Normal Acceleration Input
Mass and Atmospheric Drag Modeling
Attitude Control of Rockets
Attitude Control Plant
Closed-Loop Attitude Control
Roll Control System
Pitch Control of Rockets
Pitch Program
Pitch Guidance and Control System
Adaptive Pitch Control System
Yaw Control of Rockets
Summary 295 Exercises
Spacecraft Guidance Systems
Orbital Mechanics
Orbit Equation
Perifocal and Celestial Frames
Time Equation
Lagrange’s Coefficients
Spacecraft Terminal Guidance
Minimum Energy Orbital Transfer
Lambert’s Theorem
Lambert’s Problem
Lambert Guidance of Rockets
Optimal Terminal Guidance of Re-entry Vehicles
General Orbital Plant for Tracking Guidance
Planar Orbital Regulation
Optimal Non-planar Orbital Regulation
Optimal Spacecraft Attitude Control
Terminal Control of Spacecraft Attitude
Optimal Single-Axis Rotation of Spacecraft
Multi-axis Rotational Maneuvers of Spacecraft
Spacecraft Control Torques
Rocket Thrusters
Reaction Wheels, Momentum Wheels and Control Moment Gyros
Magnetic Field Torque
Satellite Dynamics Plant for Tracking Control
Environmental Torques
Gravity-Gradient Torque
Multi-variable Tracking Control of Spacecraft Attitude
Active Attitude Control of Spacecraft by Reaction Wheels
Linear Systems
Solution to Linear State Equations
Homogeneous Solution
General Solution
Linear Time-Invariant System
Linear Time-Invariant Stability Criteria
Controllability of Linear Time-Invariant Systems
Observability of Linear Time-Invariant Systems
Transfer Matrix
Singular Value Decomposition
Linear Time-Invariant Control Design
Regulator Design by Eigenstructure Assignment
Regulator Design by Linear Optimal Control
Linear Observers and Output Feedback Compensators
Stability in the Sense of Lagrange
Stability in the Sense of Lyapunov
Asymptotic Stability
Global Asymptotic Stability
Lyapunov’s Theorem
Krasovski’s Theorem
Lyapunov Stability of Linear Systems
Control of Underactuated Flight Systems
Adaptive Rocket Guidance with Forward Acceleration Input
Thrust Saturation and Rate Limits (Increased Underactuation)
Single- and Bi-output Observers with Forward Acceleration Input