Title: Modelling and simulation of an aerial vehicle steering to hit on top of the target at terminal trajectory

Authors: Zheng-jie Wang; Ning-jun Fan; Jing Lu

Addresses: State Laboratory of Mechatronical and Control Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, 5 Zhong guan cun South Street, Haidian District, Beijing, 100081, China. ' State Laboratory of Mechatronical and Control Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, 5 Zhong guan cun South Street, Haidian District, Beijing, 100081, China. ' State Laboratory of Mechatronical and Control Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, 5 Zhong guan cun South Street, Haidian District, Beijing, 100081, China

Abstract: In this paper, combined attitude control of the terminal trajectory for an aerial vehicle is presented. The combined attitude controller includes the fuzzy adaptive aerodynamic force mode control and the direct lateral thrust mode control. The dynamic and kinematics mathematical models of the aerial vehicle are built based on the designed reaction-jet control scheme. Simulation results show that the combined control system can satisfy the requirements of the aerial vehicle overload better than the traditional mode does.

Keywords: fuzzy control; adaptive control; reaction jet control; combined control; dive overhead attack technology; attitude control; aerodynamic force control; direct lateral thrust control; dynamic modelling; kinematics modelling; mathematical modelling; aerial vehicles; control torque; feedback control; feedforward control; simulation.

DOI: 10.1504/IJAMECHS.2011.042612

International Journal of Advanced Mechatronic Systems, 2011 Vol.3 No.3, pp.159 - 167

Published online: 19 Sep 2011 *

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