THE APPLICATION OF SELF-ORGANIZING CONTROL TECHNIQUES TO THE CONTROL OF A TACTICAL AIR-TO-GROUND MISSILE.
AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
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The report compares self-organizing control techniques with fixed gain techniques as applied to the control of a tactical air-to-ground missile. Detailed simulations of a missile to which both a fixed gain and a self-organizing control system are applied show that self-organizing control techniques offer several advantages over fixed gain techniques. A tactical air-to-ground missile with a self-organizing controller placed in cascade with the servo-actuator has the advantages of tighter control, faster response time, improved short range launch envelope, and a simpler control system. The self-organizing system also performs well in a noise environment. Author
- Air- and Space-Launched Guided Missiles