Comparison of Classical and Modern Landing Control System for a Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Nugroho, Larasmoyo
Research presented in the following paper contrasted the modern optimal robust control method with classical one, applied for a landing control system of a small unmanned aerial vehicle. Philosophically speaking, the optimal control used H-2 method meets excellent dynamic performance, while the robustness given by the H infinity method diminish the effect of disturbance to the performance output. Accordingly, implemented mixed H2/H infinity optimal robust control method in this paper appear to meet a balancing result between performance and robustness stability.


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L. Nugroho, “Comparison of Classical and Modern Landing Control System for a Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle,” 2014, p. 187, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: