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dc.contributor.authorChakravarthy, Animesh
dc.contributor.authorEvans, Katie A.
dc.contributor.authorEvers, Johnny
dc.contributor.authorKuhn, Lisa M.
dc.date.accessioned2011-12-16T16:58:19Z
dc.date.available2011-12-16T16:58:19Z
dc.date.issued2011-06-29
dc.identifier.citationChakravarthy, A.; Evans, K.A.; Evers, J.; Kuhn, L.M.; , "Target tracking strategies for a nonlinear, flexible aircraft-inspired model," American Control Conference (ACC), 2011 , vol., no., pp.1783-1788, June 29 2011-July 1 2011en_US
dc.identifier.isbn9781457700804
dc.identifier.issn0743-1619
dc.identifier.otherWOS:000295376002067
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10057/4035
dc.identifier.urihttp://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=5991240&isnumber=5989965
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dc.description.abstractAeroelastic wing micro aerial vehicle (MAV) concepts are being explored for military and civilian applications. However, on the whole, the issues of control of MAVs are largely unexplored. The authors seek to employ distributed parameter modeling and control theory in an effort to achieve agile flight potential of flexible, morphable wing MAV airframes. In this work, two Euler-Bernoulli beams connected to a rigid mass are used to model the heave dynamics of an aeroelastic wing MAV. A nonlinear aerodynamic lift force acts upon this multiple component structure. The focus of this paper is an effort to employ tools from linear distributed parameter control theory to gain insight into feasibly obtained wing shape, as a bridge to examining optimal wing morphing trajectories for achieving agile flight.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherIEEEen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesAmerican Control Conference (ACC), June 29-July 1 2011 (San Francisco, CA)
dc.subjectAerodynamicsen_US
dc.subjectApproximation methodsen_US
dc.subjectAtmospheric modelingen_US
dc.subjectDSLen_US
dc.subjectEquationsen_US
dc.subjectMathematical modelen_US
dc.subjectShapeen_US
dc.titleTarget tracking strategies for a nonlinear, flexible aircraft-inspired modelen_US
dc.typeConference paperen_US
dc.rights.holder© 2011, IEEE


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