Adaptive Structures for Large Precision Antennas
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Optimal controller design approach for high precision pointing maneuver of flexible spacecraft by using adaptive structures is investigated in this paper. A parameter optimization technique is used to find out controller parameters minimizing a desired objective function which represents pointing performance of a flexible space structure. Multi-input and multi-output configuration used in this study also provides insight on the effectiveness of actuator location for improved performance.
The article of record as published may be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0094-5765(96)00062-8