Nonlinear controller design for a helicopter with an external slung load system

Kary Thanapalan

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

59 Downloads (Pure)

Abstract

This paper describes a nonlinear deterministic controller design for a helicopter with an underslung external load system. A robust control approach is considered for the control law development. The system is considered as a cascade connection of an uncertain nonlinear system. The controller is designed to ensure the stabilization of the helicopter system and the positioning of the underslung load at hover condition. Control analysis and numerical results show that the proposed controller is able to locate the load at the specified position or its neighbourhood.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)97-107
JournalSystems Science and Control Engineering
Volume5
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jan 2017

Keywords

  • nonlinear controller
  • stability analysis
  • mathematical model
  • dynamic system

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Nonlinear controller design for a helicopter with an external slung load system'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this