Introduction

Abdelkader Abdessameud, Abdelhamid Tayebi

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Abstract

The motion coordination of multiple vehicles has been increasingly considered in the last decade due to the wide range of applications and advantages resulted from using a team of autonomous vehicles in a specified mission. This chapter presents an overview of coordinated motion approaches for unmanned-vehicle systems. It also presents our motivations in considering a team of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and gives a literature review on the topics addressed in the Book. Indeed, the attitude synchronization of rigid-body systems and the formation control of vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) UAVs stand as two problems presenting several challenges in terms of control design both from the theoretical and practical viewpoints. Finally, a detailed outline of the book is given.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdvances in Industrial Control
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages1-10
Number of pages10
Edition9781447150930
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

Publication series

NameAdvances in Industrial Control
Number9781447150930
ISSN (Print)1430-9491
ISSN (Electronic)2193-1577

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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