Accession Number : ADA265764


Title :   Control of Large Space Structures with Varying Configuration


Descriptive Note : Final rept. 15 Apr 89-31 Aug 92,


Corporate Author : VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INST AND STATE UNIV BLACKSBURG DEPT OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE AND MECHANICS


Personal Author(s) : Meirovitch, Leonard


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a265764.pdf


Report Date : 12 Mar 1993


Pagination or Media Count : 9


Abstract : The research has produced significant advances in the state of the art on the following subjects: (1) A mathematical formulation for the maneuvering and control of flexible articulated multibody systems. (2) A theory for the modeling of flexible multibody structures. (3) A perturbation theory for the maneuvering and control of articulated flexible multibody systems.... Maneuvering and control of articulated multibody systems, Modeling of flexible multibody systems, Perturbation theory for maneuvering and control.


Descriptors :   *MANEUVERABILITY , *SPACE SYSTEMS , *STATE OF THE ART , *FLEXIBLE STRUCTURES , CONTROL , FORMULATIONS , THEORY , PERTURBATION THEORY , PERTURBATIONS


Subject Categories : Astronautics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE