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Linear Optimal Control for Reentry Flight

  • Axel J. Roenneke
  • Klaus H. Well
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Part of the ISNM International Series of Numerical Mathematics book series (ISNM, volume 115)

Abstract

We present a linear optimal control law to control an unmanned reentry vehicle to a reference. The control law is locally optimal minimizing a quadratic performance index at discrete points on the reference. Simulation results show that the controller eliminates trajectory errors resulting from off-nominal entry conditions and aerodynamics as well as atmospheric disturbances.

Keywords

Feedback Gain Reference Trajectory Entry Condition Trajectory Control Bank Angle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Axel J. Roenneke
    • 1
  • Klaus H. Well
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Flugmechanik und FlugregelungUniversität StuttgartStuttgartGermany

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