Design of a GPS aided guidance, navigation, and control system for trajectory control of an air vehicle
Hallberg, Eric N.
Kaminer, Issac I.
MetadataShow full item record
The advent of GPS has afforded the aerospace controls engineer a powerful, new means of controlling air vehicles This work explores a new method of designing and implementing controllers and guidance systems for autonomous control of air vehicles utilizing a GPS integrated guidance, navigation and control system. This is a subject of considerable interest when realizing controllers to track reference trajectories given in an inertial reference frame. The design, implementation, and dynamic simulation of a precise tracking trajectory controller for an Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) is presented. This design provides a natural conversion of commands and other measured outputs (such as GPS signals) from an inertial reference frame to a body-fixed reference frame. This achieves automatic recruiting of the actuators while preserving the properties of the original design (linearization principle). Trajectory control, GNC, Linear Quadratic regulator, LQR, Kalman filter, Nonlinear simulation, D- Implementation, Bluebird
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Nagashima, M.; Agrawal, B.N. (2012);For a large Adaptive Optics (AO) system such as a large Segmented Mirror Telescope (SMT), it is often difficult, although not impossible, to directly apply common Multi-Input Multi-Output (MIMO) controller design methods ...
Song, G.; Kelly, B.; Agrawal, B.N. (1999);This paper presents the design and experiment results of active position control of a shape memory alloy (SMA) wires actuated composite beam. The composite beam is honeycomb structured with shape memory alloy wires embedded ...
Song, G.; Kelly, B.; Agrawal, B.N. (2000);This paper presents the design and the experimental result of the active position control of a shape memory alloy (SMA) wire actuated composite beam. The composite beam has a honeycomb structure with SMA wires embedded in ...