Automatic Control in Space 1982

Automatic Control in Space 1982

Proceedings of the Ninth IFAC/ESA Symposium, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, 5-9 July 1982

1st Edition - January 1, 1983

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  • Editor: P. Th. L. M. Van Woerkom
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483152578

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Automatic Control in Space 1982 covers the proceedings of the Ninth IFAC/ESA Symposium. Comprised of 62 chapters, this book covers issues relevant in aerospace, such as engineering, hardware, operations, and theories. This book discusses several topics that concern space explorations, such as L-SAT attitude and orbit control system; methods of dynamic flight control; methods of satellite attitude control using a bias-momentum; and ion sensor signal fluctuations. This text will be of great interest to engineers, researchers, and professionals whose work is in line with aerospace.

Table of Contents

  • Session 1 Systems under Development

    A Microprocessor-Based Position Control System for a Telescope Secondary Mirror (Survey Paper)

    Space Telescope Pointing Control

    The Attitude and Orbit Control System for GIOTTO, ESA's Halley Encounter Mission

    Space Platform Attitude Control System

    The L-SAT Attitude and Orbit Control Subsystem

    Sampled Control Stability of the ESA Instrument Pointing System

    Validation Techniques for Spot Attitude Control System Development

    Digital Control Loops for Telecom 1 AOCS

    The Attitude and Orbit Control Subsystem of the TV-SAT/TDFl Spacecraft

    Session 2 Theory

    Coordinate-Parametric Control System for Spacecraft: Functioning Algorithms

    Investigation of the Stability of Satellite Large Angle Attitude Maneuvers Using Nonlinear Optimization Methods

    Lumped Parameter Dynamic Models for Large Space Structures with Flexible and Rigid Parts

    Session 3 - Estimation and Control I

    Attitude Determination, Control and Navigation of a Spinning Satellite

    Synthesis of Terminal Control Sequence Algorithms with the Use of Moving-Point Guidance

    One New Method of Dynamic Flight Control

    Trajectory Corrections for Flight to Short-Period Comets in the Solar System in 1981-1991

    An Adaptive Attitude Control System for Large-Angle Slew Maneuvers

    Application of Model Following Control and Estimation Techniques to Attitude Control of Maneuvering Spacecraft

    Session 4 - Estimation and Control II

    Attitude Measurement and Estimation of Solar Observation Satellites

    State Synthesizer; A Digital Observer for Spacecraft Attitude Control Systems

    Observable Degree and Accuracy of Various Attitude Determination for Spinning Satellite

    On the Attitude Estimation of Earth Observation Satellites

    New Control Schemes for a Magnetic Attitude Control System

    Attitude Control System with Quantization Elements

    A New Method of Satellite Attitude Control Using a Bias-Momentum

    A Delayed Pulse Roll/Yaw Controller for a Momentum Biased Spacecraft

    Magnetic Roll/Yaw Attitude Control of a Momentum Biased Near Polar Orbit Satellite

    Session 5 - Sensors I

    Synopsis of Optical Attitude Sensors Developed by ESA (SURVEY PAPER)

    A High Accuracy Sun Sensor

    Multipurpose Sun Sensor Using CCD Detector

    New Developments in Infra-Red Sensors for Three-Axis Stabilized Satellites

    Star Detection and Tracking Using CCDs

    An Advanced Star Tracker Design Using the Charge Injection Device

    Ion Attitude Control Circuit Operational Experience

    Ion Sensor Signal Fluctuations during Spacecraft Jet Engine Operation

    Session 6 - Flexible Space Structures

    Recent Advances in the Control of Large Flexible Spacecraft (Survey Paper)

    Damping-Augmentation Mechanism for Flexible Spacecraft

    The Effect of Flexible Satellite Elasticity on Orientation Accuracy

    Adaptive Control of Flexible Space Structures

    Design of Reaction Jet Attitude Control Systems for Flexible Spacecraft

    On the Shape and Orientation Control of Orbiting Shallow Spherical Shell Structure

    Dynamics of Space Cable Systems

    Session 7 - Sensors II

    Space Borne Attitude Measurement Units

    Validation of the In-Orbit Checkout of the IRAS Gyroscopes Using Computer Simulations

    Performance Characterization of the Dry Tuned-Gimbal Gyro for Application to Precision Spacecraft Attitude Reference Systems

    Noise Characterization and Minimization of a Precision Gyroscopic Rate Sensor

    Session 8 - Actuators and Robotics

    Testing and Investigations of Reaction Wheels

    Modular Design and Dynamic Tests on Active Bearing Momentum Wheels

    Combined Orbit and Attitude Control of Geostationary Satellites Using Electric Propulsion

    In-Space Assembly and Maintenance of Unmanned Spacecraft

    Session 9 - Flight Experience

    The HEAO Experience-Design through Operations (Survey Paper)

    Software for the Closed Loop Control of Experiments on the GEOS Spacecraft

    A Ground Loop Attitude Control System for ANIK B

    Venera 13, 14 Unmanned Interplanetary Spacecraft Attitude Control Subsystem

    Guidance and Control at the Near-Planet Leg of the "Venera" Mission

    Apple Attitude Acquisition with One Solar Panel Undeployed

    Spin Free Analytic Platform Type Guidance and Control System

    Session 10 - Ground Operations, On-board Processing and Failure Detection

    Ground Support Software for the EXOSAT On-board Computer

    Impact of Spacecraft Design on Remote Control of Satellite Operations

    Reconfiguration of On-Board Control Algorithms

    Failure Detection and Correction in Low Orbit Satellite Attitude Control System

    Automatic Controls on Board Planetary Probes

    Author Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 602
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1983
  • Published: January 1, 1983
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483152578

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