Reliable operation of rotorcraft using probabilistic robust control

J. F. Horn, D. K. Tolani, C. M. Lagoa, Q. Wang, A. Ray

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Abstract

A hierarchical architecture is presented for the design of reliable control systems for high performance rotorcraft. The low-level controller is designed using probabilistic robust control approaches. By allowing different levels of risk under different flight conditions, the control system achieved the desired trade off between stability robustness and nominal performance. A high-level supervisory controller is proposed to monitor system response and switch between low-level robust controllers with different levels of risk and perfonnance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)179-184
Number of pages6
JournalIFAC Proceedings Volumes (IFAC-PapersOnline)
Volume36
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003
Event5th IFAC Symposium on Fault Detection, Supervision and Safety of Technical Processes, Safeprocess 2003 - Washington, United States
Duration: Jun 9 1997Jun 11 1997

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Control and Systems Engineering

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