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Investigation and Control of Principal Axes of Aircraft Using Robust Method

  • V. RajeswariEmail author
  • L. Padma Suresh
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 326)

Abstract

The development of automatic control systems has played an important role in the growth of civil and military aviation. Modern aircraft include a variety of automatic control systems that aid the flight crew in navigation, flight management and augmenting the stability characteristics of the airplane. In this paper, autopilots were designed to control the lateral and longitudinal axis of the aircraft using modern controllers. The effectiveness of the controller were studied and verified using MATLAB and the simulation results are presented in time domain.

Keywords

Autopilot Lateral and longitudinal dynamics LQR Principal axes 

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© Springer India 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ICE DepartmentG. Narayanamma Institute of Technology and ScienceHyderabadIndia
  2. 2.EEE DepartmentNoorul Islam UniversityKanyakumariIndia

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