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Nonlinear analysis and synthesis techniques for aircraft control
Lecture notes in control and information sciences ; 365
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Berlin : Springer Verlag, 2007

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30000010169091 TL589.4 N66 2007 Open Access Book Book

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This is the first book to focus on the use of nonlinear analysis and synthesis techniques for aircraft control. It is also the first book to address in detail closed-loop control problems for aircraft "on-ground" - i.e. speed and directional control of aircraft before take-off and after touch down. The book will be of interest to engineers, researchers, and students in control engineering, and especially aircraft control.

Table of Contents

Part I Benchmarks and Design and Analysis challenges
The AIRBUS on-ground transport aircraft benchmark
On-Ground transport aircraft nonlinear control design and analysis challenges
The ADMIRE benchmark aircraft model
Nonlinear Flight Control Design and Analysis Challenge
Part II Applications to the Airbus benchmark
Nonlinear symbolic LFT tools for modelling, analysis and design
Nonlinear LFT modelling for on-ground transport aircraft
On-ground aircraft control design using an LPV anti-windup Approach
Rapid prototyping using inversion-based control and object-oriented Modelling
Robustness analysis versus mixed LTI/LTV uncertainties for on-ground aircraft
Part III Applications to the ADMIRE benchmark
An LPV Control Law Design and Evaluation for the ADMIRE Model
Block Backstepping For Nonlinear Flight Control Law Design
Optimisation-based flight control law clearance
Investigation of the ADMIRE Manoeuvring Capabilities Using Qualitative Methods
Part IV Industrial evaluation and concluding remarks
Industrial Evaluation
Concluding remarks