## Flight Dynamics and Control of Aero and Space Vehicles
Rama K. Yedavalli, The Ohio State University, USA
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 |