Fault Diagnosis and Fault-Tolerant Control and Guidance for Aerospace Vehicles, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1447153138
  • ISBN-13: 9781447153139
  • DDC: 629.1326
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 216 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Fault Diagnosis and Fault-Tolerant Control and Guidance for Aerospace demonstrates the attractive potential of recent developments in control for resolving such issues as flight performance, self protection and extended-life structures. Importantly, the text deals with a number of practically significant considerations: tuning, complexity of design, real-time capability, evaluation of worst-case performance, robustness in harsh environments, and extensibility when development or adaptation is required. Coverage of such issues helps to draw the advanced concepts arising from academic research back towards the technological concerns of industry. Initial coverage of basic definitions and ideas and a literature review gives way to a treatment of electrical flight control system failures: oscillatory failure, runaway, and jamming. Advanced fault detection and diagnosis for linear and linear-parameter-varying systems are described. Lastly recovery strategies appropriate to remaining actuator/sensor/communications resources are developed. The authors exploit experience gained in research collaboration with academic and major industrial partners to validate advanced fault diagnosis and fault-tolerant control techniques with realistic benchmarks or real-world aeronautical and space systems. Consequently, the results presented in Fault Diagnosis and Fault-Tolerant Control and Guidance for Aerospace, will be of interest in both academic and aerospatial-industrial milieux.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Editors' Foreword.
1: Introduction.
2: Review and Basic Concepts.
3: Robust Detection of Oscillatory Failure Case in Aircraft Control Surface Servo-Loops.
4: Robust Detection of Abnormal Aircraft Control Surface Position for Early System Reconfiguration.
5: Failure Detection and Compensation for Aircraft Inertial System.
6: An Active Fault-Tolerant Flight Control Strategy.
7: Model-Based FDIR for Space Applications.
8: Conclusions and Outlook.