Dynamic modeling and control of a hybrid fin actuation system for an air-to-air missile

Çelik, Tayfun
Air-to-air missiles require high maneuverability. In order to obtain high maneuverability, hybrid fin actuation systems are used. In this study, a hybrid fin actuation system which is composed of aerodynamic control surfaces and thrust vector control is designed. Both aerodynamic and thrust vector control types are explained and the most suitable pair is determined for air-to-air missile. Then, the designed system is physically constructed and system identification procedure is performed. After that three different controllers PID, H∞ and 2-DOF H∞ controllers are designed and tested on both on the real system and simulation environment. Finally, all the results are compared with the cascaded H∞ controller.


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Citation Formats
T. Çelik, “Dynamic modeling and control of a hybrid fin actuation system for an air-to-air missile,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2014.