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Full Control of Quadrotor Aerial Robot Using Fractional-Order FOPID


This article presents a new design of fractional order \(P I^\lambda \ D^\mu \), for the full control of quadrotor (attitude and position)using a modified Black–Nichols method. First, we use single-input–single-output approach to design fractional-order \(P I^\lambda \ D^\mu \) controllers for each position and attitude component. After that, we employ the same \(P I^\lambda \ D^\mu \) controllers in the multiple-input–multiple-output model of quadrotor to test their performance. It is shown that we can improve the robustness and performance of the control significantly. Fractional-order modeling and control toolbox is used with Simulink model of quadrotor to prove and validate the performance of our controllers considering several scenarios.

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Ayad, R., Nouibat, W., Zareb, M. et al. Full Control of Quadrotor Aerial Robot Using Fractional-Order FOPID. Iran J Sci Technol Trans Electr Eng 43 (Suppl 1), 349–360 (2019).

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