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Aircraft Control and Simulation

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ISBN-10: 0471371459

ISBN-13: 9780471371458

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Brian L. Stevens, Frank L. Lewis

List price: $160.00
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This second edition covers aerodynamics, the control systems and the mathematics involved in analysing the performance of aircraft not only in the real world but also in computer-simulated flight and gaming. It includes new computer calculations in MatLab, which is commonly used in the industry.
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Book details

List price: $160.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/6/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 680
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.376
Language: English

George Vachtsevanos, Phd, is Director of the Intelligent Control Systems Laboratory in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology, in Atlanta, Georgia.Frank L. Lewis, Phd, is Head of the Advanced Controls, Sensors, and MEMS Group in the Automation and Robotics Research Institute at The University of Texas at Arlington, in Fort Worth, Texas.Michael Roemer, Phd, is Director of Engineering at Impact Technologies, LLC, in Rochester, New York.Andrew Hess is Air System PHM Lead and Development Manager in the Joint Strike Fighter Program Office at Naval Air Systems Command, in Patuxent River, Maryland.Biqing Wu, Phd, works on various topics of active…    

List of Tables
List of Examples
Preface
The Kinematics and Dynamics of Aircraft Motion
Introduction
Vector Kinematics
Matrix Analysis of Kinematics
Geodesy, Earth's Gravitation, Terrestrial Navigation
Rigid-Body Dynamics
Summary
Modeling the Aircraft
Introduction
Basic Aerodynamics
Aircraft Forces and Moments
Static Analysis
The Nonlinear Aircraft Model
Linear Models and the Stability Derivatives
Summary
Modeling, Design, and Simulation Tools
Introduction
State-Space Models
Transfer Function Models
Numerical Solution of the State Equations
Aircraft Models for Simulation
Steady-State Flight
Numerical Linearization
Aircraft Dynamic Behavior
Feedback Control
Summary
Aircraft Dynamics and Classical Control Design
Introduction
Aircraft Rigid-Body Modes
The Handling-Qualities Requirements
Stability Augmentation
Control Augmentation Systems
Autopilots
Nonlinear Simulation
Summary
Modern Design Techniques
Introduction
Assignment of Closed-Loop Dynamics
Linear Quadratic Regulator with Output Feedback
Tracking a Command
Modifying the Performance Index
Model-Following Design
Linear Quadratic Design with Full State Feedback
Dynamic Inversion Design
Summary
Robustness and Multivariable Frequency-Domain Techniques
Introduction
Multivariable Frequency-Domain Analysis
Robust Output-Feedback Design
Observers and the Kalman Filter
LQG/Loop-Transfer Recovery
Summary
Digital Control
Introduction
Simulation of Digital Controllers
Discretization of Continuous Controllers
Modified Continuous Design
Implementation Considerations
Summary
F-16 Model
Software
Index