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Neural control of hypersonic flight dynamics with actuator fault and constraint

  • ShiXing Wang
  • Yu Zhang
  • YuQiang Jin
  • YongQuan Zhang
Research Paper Special Focus on Advanced Nonlinear Control of Hypersonic Flight Vehicles


This paper deals with the control problem of actuator fault and saturation for hypersonic flightvehicles. Different from previous back-stepping design, the scheme is on transforming the dynamics into the“prediction function”. The controller is constructed with high gain observer, while the effect of fault andsaturation is compensated by neural networks. For the input saturation, the auxiliary dynamics is included todesign the adaptive learning law. The neural weights and filtered tracking error are guaranteed to be boundedvia Lyapunov approach. The effectiveness of the proposed method is verified by simulation of winged-conemodel.


hypersonic flight vehicle no back-stepping neural network longitudinal dynamics stability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • ShiXing Wang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yu Zhang
    • 3
  • YuQiang Jin
    • 1
  • YongQuan Zhang
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Control EngineeringNaval Aeronautical and Astronautical UniversityYantaiChina
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and TechnologyTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina
  3. 3.School of Aeronautics and AstronauticsZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina
  4. 4.Systems Engineering Research InstituteChina State Shipbuilding CorporationBeijingChina

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