Automatic Control in Space 1982 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080293288, 9781483152578

Automatic Control in Space 1982

1st Edition

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

Editors: P. Th. L. M. Van Woerkom
eBook ISBN: 9781483152578
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1983
Page Count: 602
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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


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P. Th. L. M. Van Woerkom