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Active control of persistent disturbances in large precision aerospace structures
Author(s): Mark J. Balas
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Paper Abstract

Precision Aerospace structures must be actively controlled to achieve stringent operating specifications; however, persistent disturbances will drastically reduce the benefits of active structure control unless the controller can be designed to counteract such disturbances. We present a scheme for reduced-order model based disturbance accommodating controllers for precision structures using the idea of a disturbance generator from Johnson. We show that closed-loop stability can be achieved using a compensation technique known as the residual mode filter from Balas3 for spillover-induced instabilities due to model reduction.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1990
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1303, Advances in Optical Structure Systems, (1 October 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.21519
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Mark J. Balas, Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1303:
Advances in Optical Structure Systems
John A. Breakwell; Victor L. Genberg; Gary C. Krumweide, Editor(s)

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