Advances in Missile Guidance, Control, and Estimation / Edition 1

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This volume considers the modern tactical missile, which has become a highly integrated package made up of many electronic, mechanical, electromechanical and pyrotechnic sub-systems. In addition to hardware, it also covers the guidance algorithm and workings of the missile autopilot. It demonstrates how all of the elements are integrated to function together in high-performance mode while maintaining cost effectiveness. This text offers unique coverage of the three major missile control components: guidance, control, and estimation. It includes contributed chapters from leading experts from six nations. Nonlinear control techniques and implementation issues are covered in detail.

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Editorial Reviews

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"…Advances in Missile Guidance, Control and Estimation is an edited collection of chapters each written by experts in the field… The introduction develops the missile equations of motion and homing engagement dynamics before introducing autopilot and guidance algorithm development; it then poses some challenges and finishes by summarising the contents of the book."
The Aeronautical Journal, January 2013
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781420083132
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/11/2012
  • Series: Automation and Control Engineering Series, #47
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 720
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Missile guidance researchers at major aerospace companies. Researchers & engineers in the government & military.

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Table of Contents

Robust Autopilot Design for Quasilinear Parameter-Varying Missile Model
Antonios Tsourdos and Brian A. White

Polynomial Approach for Design and Robust Analysis of Lateral Missile Control
Antonios Tsourdos, Brian A. White, and L. Bruyere

Control Design and Gain Scheduling Using Observer-Based Structures
Daniel Alazard

Adaptive Neural Network–Based Autopilot Design
Karthikeyan Rajagopal and S.N. Balakrishnan

Integrated Guidance and Control for Missiles
N. Harl, M. Dancer, S.N. Balakrishnan, E.J. Ohlmeyer, and C. Phillips

Higher-Order Sliding Modes for Missile Guidance and Control
Yuri B. Shtessel and Christian H. Tournes

Neoclassical Missile Guidance
Pini Gurfil

Differential Geometry Applied to Missile Guidance
Brian A. White and Antonios Tsourdos

Differential Game-Based Interceptor Missile Guidance
Josef Shinar and Tal Shima

Practical Techniques for the Design of Multirate Digital Guidance Laws and Autopilots
C.A. Rabbath, N. Léchevin, and M. Lauzon

Optimal Guidance Laws with Impact Angle Control
Chang-Kyung Ryoo, Min-Jea Tahk, and Hangju Cho

Integrated Design of Estimator and Guidance Law
Josef Shinar and Tal Shima

Introduction to Particle Filters for Tracking and Guidance
David Salmond

Design of CLOS Guidance System
G. Hexner and H. Weiss

Practical Considerations in Robust Control of Missiles
Kevin A. Wise


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