Longitudinal Control of Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle by PID Controller

  • Alok Kumar Pandey
  • Tanu Chaudhary
  • Shubham Mishra
  • Shrestha Verma
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 624)


The paper presents the design of PID controller for longitudinal dynamics of small UAV. It also provides the state matrices by using physical parameters: aerodynamic coefficients and stability derivatives. PID controller provides the stability to UAV and transient specifications. The focus of this paper is on modelling and control design for a UAV system. The novel approach suggested in this paper is to use PID controller. PID controller is only used to provide the required transient response (Stevens and Lewis in Aircraft control and simulation. Wiley, Hoboken, [1]).


UAV PID controller Ziegler Nicholas tuning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alok Kumar Pandey
    • 1
  • Tanu Chaudhary
    • 1
  • Shubham Mishra
    • 1
  • Shrestha Verma
    • 1
  1. 1.Electrical and Electronics DepartmentKIETGhaziabadIndia

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