Title: Robust non-linear feedback control for BTT missile with NN-based uncertainty estimation

Authors: Hao Wu, Yongji Wang, Zongzhun Zheng

Addresses: Department of Control Science and Engineering, Key Laboratory of Ministry of Education for Image Processing and Intelligent Control, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), 1037 Luoyu Road, Wuhan, Hubei Province, 430074, China. ' Department of Control Science and Engineering, Key Laboratory of Ministry of Education for Image Processing and Intelligent Control, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), 1037 Luoyu Road, Wuhan, Hubei Province, 430074, China. ' Department of Control Science and Engineering, Key Laboratory of Ministry of Education for Image Processing and Intelligent Control, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), 1037 Luoyu Road, Wuhan, Hubei Province, 430074, China

Abstract: A robust non-linear feedback control strategy combined with neural network (NN) estimator is presented, for the non-linear model of bank-to-turn (BTT) missile with modeling uncertainties. The non-linearities in the missile dynamics are taken into account, including coupling items between three channels. Standard feedback linearisation is implemented to linearise and decouple the nominal system. In the presence of unknown bounded uncertainties, the performance will deteriorate because the precise model cannot be obtained. Then, linear matrix inequality (LMI) based guaranteed cost control (GCC) is adopted to solve the robust control problem for the linearised uncertain models. Further, adaptive neural network estimators, which use Lyapunov based tuning rules, are integrated in the control strategy to eliminate the effect of high-order uncertain terms. Simulation results on a specified BTT missile model are provided to demonstrate the feasibility and effectiveness of the proposed approach, which achieves more improved tracking performance comparing with conventional method.

Keywords: robust control; nonlinear control; feedback control; guaranteed cost control; GCC; neural networks; linear matrix inequality; LMI; bank-to-turn missiles; BTT missiles; aerodynamic uncertainty; uncertainty estimation; tracking performance.

DOI: 10.1504/IJMIC.2009.029021

International Journal of Modelling, Identification and Control, 2009 Vol.8 No.2, pp.98 - 106

Published online: 27 Oct 2009 *

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