The attainability domain of a coasting vehicle

  • M. Guelman
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Abstract

In this paper, the attainability domain of a coasting vehicle in horizontal flight is determined. The coasting vehicle is assumed to control perfectly the angle of attack, assumed unlimited. The aerodynamic forces acting on the vehicle are explicitly modelled as nonlinear functions of the angle of attack.

Key Words

Controllability attainability optimum trajectories flight mechanics 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Guelman
    • 1
  1. 1.RAFAEL, Ministry of DefenceState of Israel

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