Automatic Control in Aerospace 2004 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080440132, 9780080913377

Automatic Control in Aerospace 2004

1st Edition

Editors: Alexander Nebylov
Paperback ISBN: 9780080440132
eBook ISBN: 9780080913377
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 19th July 2005
Page Count: 600
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Table of Contents


Russian Space Programs: Achievements and Prospects of Automatic Control Applications
Control and Navigation Aspects of the New ESA Earth Observation Missions

Current Status of Japanese Aerospace Programs - Focusing on the High Speed Flight Demonstration
National Achievements in Control Theory (The Aerospace Perspective)

Model-Based Fault Detection and Diagnosis - Status and Applications


On the Precision Attitude Control Problems

Control System of the Microsatellite “Micron”
Visual Feedback Attitude Control Experiment of a Bias Momentum Micro Satellite

Graph Models of Orbital Assembly and Dynamics of a Large Space Structure

Position Control Design and Validation Applied to ATV During Docking to ISS

On-Orbit Operation and Performance of Micro LabSat Attitude Control Subsystem

Nonlinear Dynamics of a Spacecraft Respinup by a Weak Internal Control

Systematic Approach to Achieve Fine Pointing Requirement of SOLAR-B

Onboard Control Complex for Vehicles Implementation Concept by ISS Example

A Novel Architecture for Magnetic Attitude Control of Gravity Gradient Satellites

Accurate Modes Design of the Darwin Precursor Formation Flying Demonstration Mission

Spacecraft Disposal on a Graveyard Orbit: The In-Flight AOCS Performance for Eurostar 2000 and SPOT 1 during End-of-Life Operations

Development of Attitude Control System of Micro LabSat

Steering the Control Moment Gyroscope Clusters Onboard High-Agile Spacecraft

Microvibration Management and Pointing Stability Analysis of SELENE Satellite

Three DOF Optimal Thrusters Selection and Modulation for Space Vehicles

Lessons Learned from the Object-Oriented Design of the BIRD Attitude Control System Software

A Lyapunov-Typed Nonlinear Attitude Controller for Spacecraft

Integrated Power and Attitude Control Using VSCMGs for Small Agile Satellite

Advance of Chinese Spacecraft Control Technologies
An Autonomous Celestial Navigation Method for Geosychronous Satellite

Orbit Dynamics and Kinematics with Full Quaternions


Overview of Recent Control Technology for Japanese Scientific Space Missions

Overview of the Attitude and Orbit Control Systems (AOCS) Developed for NASDA/JAXA Engineering Test and Applications Satellites

Autonomous Navigation Concepts for Interplanetary Missions

Mechanics and Motion Control of a Space Vehicle in the Project of Relict Substance Delivery on Earth (The Project “Phobos_Grunt”)

Orbit Acquisition of the Disaster Monitoring Constellation – Preliminary Results

On-Orbit Experiment of Motion Estimation and Tracking of Tumbling Object in Space

Electric Propulsions as Actuators of the Spacecraft Flight Control Systems

Single-Pulse Correction of the Re-Entry Point of a Payload Module

End-to-End Modeling for Drag-Free Missions with Application to LISA Pathfinder

Organization of an Intellectual Technological Searching Cycle to Support Making Decisions During a Space Vehicles (SV) Remote Control

Capabilities of Multiagent-Based Cargo Layout System for H-II Transfer Vehicle

Development of Navigation Algorithm Architecture for Automatic Landing Based on Landmarks Image Processing

Dynamic Models of Comprehensive Scheduling for Ground-Based Facilities Communication with Navigation Spacecrafts

Corrections of a Vestibular Function Under Extreme Conditions of the Aerospace Flight

Control of the Times of Engine Shutdown by the Launch Safety Criterion

Observability Analysis of a Geostationary Satellite Autonomous Navigation System

An Information Fusion Method for Satellite Autonomous Celestial Navigation

Synergy in Power and Momentum Management for Spacecraft Using Double Gimbaled Solar Arrays
The Autonomous Constellation Formation-Keeping Control Exploiting Orbital Maneuver Efficiency
ENVISAT Payload Operations Planning - The End-To-End View And Experience

Formation of Special Balance Mode for a Return Space Vehicle in Dynamics of Atmospheric Descent
Autonomous Orbit Control Strategy for Accurate Large Delta-V Manoeuvres in Planck Spinning S/C


Quantitative Feedback Theory Applied to Orbital Rendezvous

New Direction on Robotic Hands Design for Space Applications

ROKVISS – Space Robotics Dynamics and Control Performance Experiments at the ISS

Autonomous Robot Navigation Using Traversability Indices

Experimental Demonstration of Coordinated Control for Multi-Vehicle Teams

Cognitive Tools for Humanoid Robots in Space
Trajectory Control of Autonomous Vehicles in Viscous Media

Dynamical Analysis for Task Configuration of Redundant Flexible Space Manipulator on Space Platform

Robot/Balloon Facility for Autonomous Robotic Grasping of Objects in Space


Filtering, Prediction and Smoothing with Point-Mass Approach

Decentralized Iterative Learning Control Schemes for Large Scale Systems Including Delayed State Perturbations in the Interconnections
Comparison of H-inf and Coefficient Diagram Method in Aerospace

Synthesis of Optimal and Suboptimal Adaptive Control Systems Under Bounded Disturbances

Logic and Numerical Methods of Spacecraft Attitude Control and Reconfiguration

On the Refinement of Discretization for Optimal Control Problems

Computer Aided Modelling and Analytical Synthesis of Control Algorithms for a Spacecraft with Discretely Changing Structure

Energy Speed-Gradient Control of Satellite Oscillations

Longitudinal Anisotropy-Based Flight Control in a Wind Shear

h- Robust Algorithms of Flight Control on Variable Asymmetrical Limitations

Influence of Time Delay on Engagement Process Under Proportional Navigation Law

Sample Size Adaptation for Particle Filters

A Discrete-Time Adaptive Control Scheme Based on Interval Persistency

An Improved Recursive Interacting Multi-Model Algorithm Based on Genetic Algorithm

Unified Approach for Open-Loop Optimal Control with Applications to Aerospace Systems

Explicit Guidance for an Oblate Gravitational Field


AWIATOR’s Study of a Wing Load Control: Design and Flight-Test Results

Aircraft-on-Ground Lateral Control for Low Speed Maneuvers

Hybrid Model for Receding Horizon Guidance of Agile Autonomous Rotorcraft

Controller Design in Presence of Non-Smooth Nonlinearity: A Flight Control Example

An Agent Based Framework for Control of Merging Air-Traffic

Aircraft Guidance Law Analysis

Automatically Controlled Ekranoplanes: Experience and Problems

Some Problems of Design of Computer-Based Training Systems for Civil Aviation Pilots, Methods of their Solving

Invariant and Periodic Filters for Helicopter Vibration Attenuation

An Overview of Compressor Instabilities: Basic Concepts and Control

Control Design for F-16 Longitudinal Motion

A System Identification Approach to Assessing Airline Pilot Skills

Problem of Optimal Control of the Local System of Aircrafts (LSA) Resources on the Basis of the Game Forecast

Regulated Air Traffic Flow Simulation Tool

Nonlinear Dynamics of a Gyroplane Rotor

Air-Breathing Hypersonic Flight Control Dynamics of Coupled Flap-Lag Motion by the Helicopter Rotor Blades


On the Optimal Estimator of Randomly Maneuvering Targets for Terminal Guidance

Multi-Objective Frequency Loop-Shaping of a Lateral Missile Autopilot

3D Nonlinear H2/H¥ Adaptive Guidance Law for Homing Missiles

High-Precision Navigation and Guidance Systems of Aerial Vehicles is the Use of Computer Vision Technologies

Shunting Method for Control of Homing Missiles with Uncertain Parameters

Variable Speed Missile Guidance Law Against a Maneuvering Target

Differential Geometric Guidance Based on the Involute of the Target’s Trajectory: 3-D Aspect
Extensive Comparison Between Quantitative Pursuit Evasion Game Guidance Law and PNS

Terminal Missile Guidance Using a Semi-Markov Target Model

The Multiple Hypothesis Extension of the Information Set-Based Tracking Algorithm for Multi-Target Environment

Integrated Guidance and Control of Missiles with è-D Method

Zero Miss Interception Guidance: Cheap Control Approach

Advanced Fuzzy Side Force Control for Missile Against Hypersonic Target

Avionic of Fifth-Generation for Seekers of Smart Weapon

Optimal Guidance Law for Impact Angle Control
3-D Biased PNG for Evasive Maneuver of Anti-Ship Missiles Against CIWS

Autopilot Design for Agile Missile Using Time-Varying Control Technique

Feedback Control of MEMS Gyroscope to Achieve the Tactical-Grade Specifications


QFT/H¥ Control of a Small Solar Thermal Transfer Vehicle (SOTV) with Inflatable Appendages

Robust Digital Control of Drag-Free Satellites
Robust Nonlinear Control of a Spacecraft during Landing Maneuvers on a Planet

The m-Synthesis Applied to a Launcher Control
The Generalized (µ, MU )-Iteration Illustrated by Flexible Aircraft Robust Control

An Alternative to Circumvent HJI Computation Difficulty in Nonlinear Robustness Analysis

Robustness Analysis of a Nonlinear Missile Autopilot via Integral Quadratic Constraints
Aeroservoelastic Analysis of Missile Control Surfaces via Robust Control Methods

Robust Computer Image Analysis for Flight Vehicles Navigation and Guidance

Robust GPS C/A Code Tracking Based on H¥ Control
High-Precision Attitude Control of Remote Sensing Satellite


3-Axes Attitude Estimation Experiments Using CCD Earth Sensor

DEIS UAV: GNC Design and Avionics Implementation Issues

A Rendezvous and Docking Sensor Using a Videometer SpaceWire Satellite Onboard Data-Handling Networks

Integrated Sensor/Actuator FDI Based on RKF Insensitive to Sensor Failures

Experimental Evaluation of the Micro-Tech.-Sensor for Attitude and Orbit Determination

Stationkeeping and Slewing Control of a Multi-Tethered Aerostat

The Conception of Electric Propulsion Systems Vector Control

Modelling Real-Time Behaviour of Soft Computations within Integrated Avionics Systems

The Data Flow and Distributed Calculations Intelligence Information Technology for Decision Support Embeded System in Real Time

Integrated Modular Spacecraft Avionics.Architecture and SpaceWire-Based Implementation

Nutation Stability Study of Flywheel Rotor Supported by AMB

Nonlinear Filtering, Interpolation and Extrapolation in Stochastic Systems Under Continuous and Discrete Observations with Memory
Automatic Real-Time Star Detection Technique
The Problems of Characteristic Stabilization for Micromechanical Gyroscopes

MCFLIGHT™ – Systems-on-Chip for Aerospace Applications

Micro Sun Sensor for Spacecraft Attitude Control
Feedback Controller Design for the Basic Science Mode of the LISA Pathfinder Mission

Measuring Microaccelerations Aboard Spacecrafts


Development and Evaluation of Fault-Tolerant Flight Control for RLV by Mutual Compensation with Available Aerosurfaces

Sensor Fault Diagnosis of Singularly Perturbed Systems Applied to F-8 Flight Dynamic

Fault Detection and Diagnosis of a Linear Hydraulic Servo Axis

FDI for Inertial Sensor using Single Antenna GPS Receiver

Residual Generator Computation for Fault Detection of a General Aviation Aircraft

Extended Parity Space Approach Considering Two-Faults

Design and Analysis of Helicopter Fault-Tolerant Flight Control System


System Design and Attitude Control Analyses for the Pico-Satellite UWE-1

Russian Multifunctional Education-Research Students’ Satellite “Mozhaetz” on the Orbit

University of Tokyo's Student Nano-Satellite Project CubeSat-XI and Its On-Orbit Experiment Results

Application of the Robust Approach to the Problem of Airborne Gravimetry

Micro-Gravity Isolation using Only Electo-Magnetic Actuators

Autonomous Parafoil Control Experiment as “Comeback Competition” for Effective First Step Training Towards Satellite Development

Method of Conflict-Optimum Guidance of the Wing of Two Aircrafts on the Basis of the Stable-Effective Compromise

Tokyo Tech 1kg Pico-Satellite CUTE-I - Development, Launch & Operations

Kansas Universities’ Technology Evaluation Satellite Program

The Spatial Reconstruction of Earth Surface by Stereoimages

The AAU-Cubesat Student Satellite Project: Architectural Overview and Lessons Learned

Active Angular Stabilization of the GAIA Space Telescope Through Laser Interferometry


Launcher Attitude Control: Some Answers to the Robustness Issue

Robust Impulse-to-Peak Synthesis: Application to the Control of an Aerospace Launcher

Mathematical Models and Software for Flexible Vehicle Simulation

Flexible Launch Vehicle Attitude Control Design Using Coevolutionary Algorithm

Load Relief Control of H-IIA Launch Vehicle
Semi- Active Vibration Isolation System for Launch Vehicles

Control Aspects of Aerospace Plane Docking and Undocking with Moving Ekranoplane

Robust Control of a Space Launcher by Introducing LQG/LTR Ideas in the NCF Robust Stabilisation Problem

An Adaptive Tuning Strategy of PID Attitude Control System

Modelling and Simulation of Flexibility Induced Disturbances for a Flying Rocket

Analytical Method for Computing Controller Gains of a Satellite Launcher

A Proof-of-Concept Approach for Horizontal Take-Off/Landing Rocket Plane


Correlated Fault Modelling for Diagnostics and Monitoring of GTE Control Systems

Condition Monitoring of Gas Turbine Engine Transmission

Investigation of Genetic Algorithms On-Line Application for Aero Engine Modelling and Condition Monitoring

Gas-Turbine Engine Control System of the Unmanned Airplane

Linearization and Identification of Aircraft Turbofan Engine Models

Development of a Condition Monitoring Module for Aircraft Engines and it’s Experimental Investigation


A Formal Approach for Decentralised Co-Ordination Among UAVs Using Hybrid Control

Asynchronous Switching Decentralized Controllers for Spacecraft Formations

Target Arrival Coordination in Boid Based Formation Flight

A Command Governor Approach to Formation Flying Control Problems

On-Line Evolutionary Algorithm Guidance for Multiple Missiles Against Multiple Targets


Commercial Use of GNSS Signals in GEO

A Miniaturised GPS Receiver for Space Application
FDI Algorithms for GPS Signals: A Different Perspective of a Known Problem

Flight Data Analysis of ADEOS-II GPS Receivers
A New Error Compensation Scheme for INS Vertical Channel

Preliminary Tests of GPS/HAPS Positioning System Using a Pseudolite on Helicopter

LAAS Ground Facility and Navigation Virtual Laboratory Integration Aspects: A Mixed Real/Simulated Environment to Test DGNSS Avionics
Flight Evaluation of GPS Aided Inertial-Navigation Avionics with GBAS and SBAS Augmentation

GLONASS/GPS Monitoring Equipment

Author Index


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