Open access peer-reviewed Edited volume

Advances in Flight Control Systems

Nonlinear problems in flight control have stimulated cooperation among engineers and scientists from a range of disciplines. Developments in computer technology allowed for numerical solutions of nonlinear control problems, while industrial recognition and applications of nonlinear mathematical models in solving technological problems is increasing. The aim of the book Advances in Flight Control Systems is to bring together reputable researchers from different countries in order to provide a comprehensive coverage of advanced and modern topics in flight control not yet reflected by other books. This product comprises 14 contributions submitted by 38 authors from 11 different countries and areas. It covers most of the currents main streams of flight control researches, ranging from adaptive flight control mechanism, fault tolerant flight control, acceleration based flight control, helicopter flight control, comparison of flight control systems and fundamentals. According to these themes the contributions are grouped in six categories, corresponding to six parts of the book.

Read more >Order hardcopy
IntechOpen
Advances in Flight Control SystemsEdited by Maria Agneta Balint

Published: April 11th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/587

ISBN: 978-953-307-218-0

Copyright year: 2011

Books open for chapter submissions

32451 Total Chapter Downloads

13 Crossref Citations

27 Web of Science Citations

63 Dimensions Citations

chaptersDownloads

Open access peer-reviewed

1. Adaptive Fight Control Actuators and Mechanisms for Missiles, Munitions and Uninhabited Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

By Ronald Barrett

4052

Open access peer-reviewed

2. Adaptive Backstepping Flight Control for Modern Fighter Aircraft

By L. Sonneveldt, Q.P. Chu and J.A. Mulder

2341

Open access peer-reviewed

3. Hybrid Adaptive Flight Control with Model Inversion Adaptation

By Nhan Nguyen

1339

Open access peer-reviewed

4. Application of Evolutionary Computing in Control Allocation

By Hammad Ahmad, Trevor Young, Daniel Toal and Edin Omerdic

1408

Open access peer-reviewed

5. Fault Tolerant Flight Control, a Physical Model Approach

By Thomas Lombaerts, Ping Chu, Jan Albert (Bob) Mulder and Olaf Stroosma

2398

Open access peer-reviewed

6. Design of Intelligent Fault-Tolerant Flight Control System for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

By Yuta Kobayashi and Masaki Takahashi

2623

Open access peer-reviewed

7. Active Fault Diagnosis and Major Actuator Failure Accommodation: Application to a UAV

By François Bateman, Hassan Noura and Mustapha Ouladsine

1967

Open access peer-reviewed

8. Fault-Tolerance of a Transport Aircraft with Adaptive Control and Optimal Command Allocation

By Federico Corraro, Gianfranco Morani and Adolfo Sollazzo

1243

Open access peer-reviewed

9. Acceleration-based 3D Flight Control for UAVs: Strategy and Longitudinal Design

By Iain K. Peddle and Thomas Jones

2141

Open access peer-reviewed

10. Autonomous Flight Control System for Longitudinal Motion of a Helicopter

By Atsushi Fujimori

2525

Open access peer-reviewed

11. Autonomous Flight Control for RC Helicopter Using a Wireless Camera

By Yue Bao, Syuhei Saito and Yutaro Koya

5456

Open access peer-reviewed

12. Hierarchical Control Design of a UAV Helicopter

By Ali Karimoddini, Guowei Cai, Ben M. Chen, Hai Lin and Tong H. Lee

1411

Open access peer-reviewed

13. Comparison of Flight Control System Design Methods in Landing

By S.H. Sadati, M.Sabzeh Parvar and M.B. Menhaj

2321

Open access peer-reviewed

14. Oscillation Susceptibility of an Unmanned Aircraft whose Automatic Flight Control System Fails

By Balint Maria-Agneta and Balint Stefan

1226

Edited volume and chapters are indexed in

  • Worldcat
  • OpenAIRE
  • Google Scholar
  • AZ ebsco
  • Base
  • CNKI
  • IET Inspec

Order a hardcopy of the Edited volume

Free shipping with DHL Express

Hardcover (ex. VAT)£140

Order now

Residents of European Union countries need to add a Book Value-Added Tax of 5%. Institutions and companies, registered as VAT taxable entities in their own EU member state, will not pay VAT by providing IntechOpen with their VAT registration number. This is made possible by the EU reverse charge method.

Special discount for IntechOpen contributors

All IntechOpen contributors are offered special discounts starting at 40% OFF available through your personal dashboard

Login and purchase