Encyclopedia of Systems and Control

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Pilot-Vehicle System Modeling

  • Aleksandr EfremovEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-5102-9_22-2


The main types and variables of pilot-aircraft systems and pilot control response characteristics are considered. The basic regularities of pilot behavior exposed in closed-loop systems are briefly discussed. Different types of models of pilot behavior are reviewed including classical (McRuer), structural, and optimal control models.


Pilot behavior Manual control Describing function Remnant spectral density Crossover pilot model Structural model Pilot optimal control model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Moscow Aviation InstituteMoscowRussia

Section editors and affiliations

  • Tstiotras Panagiotis
    • 1
  1. 1.Georgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA