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Spatial Modeling and Robust Flight Control Based on Adaptive Sliding Mode Approach for a Quadrotor MAV

  • Herman Castañeda
  • J. L. Gordillo
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Abstract

This paper addresses the design of a robust flight control for a quadrotor micro aerial vehicle under external perturbations. The spatial vectors convention is implemented in order to represent the mathematical model of the system. Then, a flight control based on an adaptive second order sliding mode technique is designed. This controller allows to mitigate matched and bounded perturbations/uncertainties with unknown bounds, while non overstimating of the control gain; its adaptive gains permit to reduce the control effort as well as the chattering effect. Furthermore, a closed loop analysis under perturbations is given. Simulation results include a comparison between the proposed adaptive flight control against a second order sliding mode approach showing the feasibility and attractiveness of strategy.

Keywords

Quadrotor MAVs Adaptive sliding mode control Robust control Sliding mode control Spatial modeling 

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Acknowledgments

This paper was a short version of the one presented in ICUAS 2017. Additionally, this work was part of a Postdoctoral stay at the Robotics National Laboratory of the ITESM-CONACyT.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tecnologico de Monterrey, Escuela de Ingenieria y CienciasMonterreyMéxico

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