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Missile autopilot design via a multi-channel LFT/LPV control method

Pellanda, Paulo and Apkarian, Pierre and Tuan, Hoang and Alazard, Daniel Missile autopilot design via a multi-channel LFT/LPV control method. (2007) In: IFAC 15th World Congress, 21-26 July 2002, Barcelona, Spain .

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Abstract

In this paper, the missile pitch-axis autopilot design is revisited using a new recently available Linear Parameter-Varying (LPV) control technique. The missile plant model is characterized by a Linear Fractional Transformation (LFT) representation. The synthesis task is conducted by exploiting new capabilities of the LPV method : firstly, a set of H2/Hinfinty criteria defined channel-wise is considered ; secondly, different Lyapunov and scaling variables are used for each channel/specification which is known to reduce conservatism ; and finally, the controller gain-scheduling function is contructed as affine matrix-valued function in the polytopic coordinates of the scheduled parameter. All these features are examined and evaluated in turn for the missile control problem. The method is shown to provide additional flexibility to tradeoff conflicting and demanding performance and robustness specifications for the missile while preserving the practical advantage of previous single-objective LPV methods. Finally, the method is shown to perform very satisfactorily for the missile autopilot design over a wide range of operating conditions.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Audience (conference):International conference proceedings
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Institution: Université de Toulouse > Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace - ISAE
French research institutions > Office National d'Etudes et Recherches Aérospatiales - ONERA
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Département de Mathématiques, Informatique, Automatique - DMIA (Toulouse, France) - Automatique, Dynamique et Interface des Systèmes - ADIS
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Deposited By: Daniel Alazard
Deposited On:05 Feb 2009 13:59

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