Control and Dynamic Systems V34: Advances in Control Mechanics Part 1 of 2

Control and Dynamic Systems V34: Advances in Control Mechanics Part 1 of 2

Advances in Theory and Applications

1st Edition - June 28, 1990

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  • Editor: C.T. Leonides
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323162661

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Control and Dynamic Systems: Advances in Theory and Applications, Volume 34: Advances in Control Mechanics, Part 1 of 2 presents the fundamental aspects of mechanical systems control theory. This book deals with microburst, a severe meteorological condition significant to aircraft control. Organized into seven chapters, this volume begins with an overview of the problem of stable control of an aircraft subjected to windshear caused by microburst. This text then examines the results concerning control of an aircraft under windshear conditions. Other chapters consider the robust control problem using the variable structure control method. This book discusses as well the problem of finding zeros of a nonlinear vector function by using methods of dynamical systems analysis. The final chapter deals with the role of singularities and their effect on the global trait of dynamical systems. This book is a valuable resource for mechanical and materials engineers. Research workers and students will also find this book useful.

Table of Contents


  • Contributors

    Preface

    Introduction

    Aircraft Control under Conditions of Windshear

    Overview of Optimal Trajectories for Flight in a Windshear

    Controllers for Uncertain Mechanical Systems with Robustness in the Presence of Unmodelled Flexibilities

    A New Robust Controller for Linear Systems with Arbitrarily Structured Uncertainties

    Control and Observation of Uncertain Systems: A Variable Structure Systems Approach

    Discretization Chaos: Feedback Control and Transition to Chaos

    On a Class of Nonstandard Dynamical Systems: Singularity Issues

    Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 350
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1990
  • Published: June 28, 1990
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323162661

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C.T. Leonides

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