# Flight Dynamics and Control of Aero and Space Vehicles

John Wiley & Sons, Feb 25, 2020 - Technology & Engineering - 560 pages

Flight Vehicle Dynamics and Control

Rama K. Yedavalli, The Ohio State University, USA

A comprehensive textbook which presents flight vehicle dynamics and control in a unified framework

Flight Vehicle Dynamics and Control presents the dynamics and control of various flight vehicles, including aircraft, spacecraft, helicopter, missiles, etc, in a unified framework. It covers the fundamental topics in the dynamics and control of these flight vehicles, highlighting shared points as well as differences in dynamics and control issues, making use of the ‘systems level’ viewpoint.

The book begins with the derivation of the equations of motion for a general rigid body and then delineates the differences between the dynamics of various flight vehicles in a fundamental way. It then focuses on the dynamic equations with application to these various flight vehicles, concentrating more on aircraft and spacecraft cases. Then the control systems analysis and design is carried out both from transfer function, classical control, as well as modern, state space control points of view. Illustrative examples of application to atmospheric and space vehicles are presented, emphasizing the ‘systems level’ viewpoint of control design.

Key features:

• Provides a comprehensive treatment of dynamics and control of various flight vehicles in a single volume.
• Contains worked out examples (including MATLAB examples) and end of chapter homework problems.
• Suitable as a single textbook for a sequence of undergraduate courses on flight vehicle dynamics and control.
• Accompanied by a website that includes additional problems and a solutions manual.

The book is essential reading for undergraduate students in mechanical and aerospace engineering, engineers working on flight vehicle control, and researchers from other engineering backgrounds working on related topics.

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### Contents

 10 10 Basic Nonlinear Equations of Motion in Three Dimensional 23 Aircraft Static Stability and Control 77 1 84 9 111 Aircraft Dynamic Stability and Control via Linearized Models 117 Spacecraft Passive Stabilization and Control 143 6 Exercises 152
 Roadmap to Part III 284 Dynamic Response of Linear State Space Systems Including 307 Stability of Dynamic Systems with State Space Representation with 323 Controllability Stabilizability Observability 349 5 350 Pole Eigenvalue 369 MIMO Case 375 Bibliography 381

 2 162 Roadmap to Part II 166 1 171 Time Response of Systems 177 Block Diagram Representation of Control Systems 187 5 203 Root Locus Technique for Control Systems Analysis 213 Refining the Sketch 219 Using MATLAB to Draw the Root Locus 225 5 228 Frequency Response Analysis and Design 231 Examples on Frequency Response 238 Steady State Errors 244 Applications of Classical Control Methods to Aircraft Control 251 Application of Classical Control Methods to Spacecraft 269
 The Optimum Gain Matrix 387 Method to Evaluate a Quadratic Cost Subject to a Linear Stable 393 Dynamic Compensators of Varying 405 Applications to Aircraft Control 413 Applications to Spacecraft 423 1 425 Other Related Flight Vehicles 429 Tutorial on Satellite Control Systems 443 Thrusting Maneuvers 449 Lateral Motion 456 Appendices 471 Appendix B Brief Review of Laplace Transform Theory 479 A Brief Review of Matrix Theory and Linear Algebra 487 k 499 Copyright