Satellite Attitude Control

  • Rudrapatna V. Ramnath
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This chapter presents another example in space flight showing the computational advantages of asymptotic solutions. This application involves the attitude control of a dual spin satellite in an earth orbit by utilizing the interaction of an on-board electromagnet with the geomagnetic field. The presentation is based on [1, 2]


Roll Angle Control Torque High Frequency Part Pitch Axis Direct Numerical Solution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyLexingtonUSA

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