Fast Satellite Attitude Maneuver and Control

Fast Satellite Attitude Maneuver and Control

1st Edition - August 31, 2022

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  • Authors: Dong Ye, You Li, Yan Xiao
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323954556

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Fast Satellite Attitude Maneuver and Control introduces the concept of agile satellites and corresponding fast maneuver attitude control systems, systematically and comprehensively presenting recent research results of fast maneuver attitude control for agile satellites by using advanced nonlinear control techniques. This reference book focuses on modeling and attitude control, considering different actuator combinations, actuator installation deviation, actuator fault, and flexible appendage coupling effect for agile satellites. The book provides a unified platform for understanding and applicability of agile satellites fast maneuverer and stabilization control for different purposes. It will be an excellent resource for researchers working on spacecraft design, nonlinear control systems, vehicle systems and complex control systems.

Key Features

  • Unifies existing and emerging concepts concerning nonlinear control theory, fault tolerant, and attitude control for agile satellites
  • Provides a series of the latest results, including, but not limited to, fast maneuverer and stabilization control, hybrid actuator control, nonlinear attitude control, fault tolerant control, and active vibration suppression towards agile satellites
  • Comprehensively captures recent advances of theory, technological aspects and applications of fast maneuverer and stabilization control in agile satellites
  • Addresses research problems in each chapter, along with numerical and simulation results that reflect engineering practice and demonstrate the focus of developed analysis and synthesis approaches
  • Contains comprehensive, up-to-date references, which play an indicative role for further study


Aerospace engineers working on spacecraft design; Control engineers working on nonlinear control systems; Mechanical engineers working on vehicle systems; Mathematicians and physician working on complex and nonlinear control systems; Postgraduate students majoring on aerospace engineering, mechatronics, control engineering, mechanical engineering, and applied mathematics. Practitioners working on spacecraft control systems; Mathematicians and physician working on nonlinear dynamic systems; 3rd/4th-year students who are interested in knowing advances in spacecraft attitude control system

Table of Contents

  • 1. Overview
    2. Mathematical Model and Basic Control Theory
    3. Near Time-Optimal Control Based on Analytical Trajectory Planning
    4. Time Efficient Robust PID Plus Control with Constraints
    5. Bang–Bang Logic–based Time Efficient Sliding Mode Control
    6. Robust Finite Time Control Based on Three Stage Structure Sliding Mode
    7. Finite Time Output Feedback Attitude Control
    8. Observer-Based Continuous Finite-Time Attitude Control
    9. Neural Network-Based Finite Time Fault-Tolerant Attitude Control
    10. Hybrid Thrusters and Reaction Wheels based Attitude Control with High Precision
    11. Finite Time Attitude Control with Hybrid Actuators
    12. A Control Allocation Approach for Hybrid Actuator
    13. Conclusions and Future Works

Product details

  • No. of pages: 318
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2022
  • Published: August 31, 2022
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323954556

About the Authors

Dong Ye

Dong Ye is a Professor at the School of Astronautics, Harbin Institute, in China. His research interests include spacecraft dynamics and control and hardware-in-the-loop simulation technique.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, School of Astronautics, Harbin Institute, China

You Li

You Li graduated from Harbin Institute of Technology in 2017, and now is a Lecturer at the School of Aerospace Science and Technology, Xidian University, in China. His work is mainly focusing on satellite attitude control, especially on satellite attitude fast maneuver.

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer, School of Aerospace Science and Technology, Xidian University, China

Yan Xiao

Yan Xiao received his Ph.D. degree in Aeronautical and Astronautical Science and Technology from the Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) and now is an Assistant Professor at the School of Astronautics, HIT. His current research interests include nonlinear control, spacecraft attitude dynamics and control, coordination control, etc.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, School of Astronautics, HIT, China

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