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Kebi LUO


Shuang SHI


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Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering  2023 Vol.24 No.11 P.1591-1600


Smooth tracking control for conversionmode of a tilt-rotor aircraft with switching modeling

Author(s):  Kebi LUO, Shuang SHI, Cong PENG

Affiliation(s):  College of Automation Engineering, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing 211106, China

Corresponding email(s):   shishuang@nuaa.edu.cn

Key Words:  Tilt-rotor aircraft, State-tracking control, Switched linear systems, Time-scheduled multiple Lyapunov function approach, Smooth interpolation

Kebi LUO, Shuang SHI, Cong PENG. Smooth tracking control for conversionmode of a tilt-rotor aircraft with switching modeling[J]. Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering, 2023, 24(11): 1591-1600.

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This paper investigates the state-tracking control problem in conversion mode of a tilt-rotor aircraft with a switching modeling method and a smooth interpolation technique. Based on the nonlinear model of the conversion mode, a switched linear model is developed by using the Jacobian linearization method and designing the switching signal based on the mast angle. Furthermore, an H state-tracking control scheme is designed to deal with the conversion mode control issue. Moreover, instead of limiting the amplitude of control inputs, a smooth interpolation method is developed to create bumpless performance. Finally, the XV-15 tilt-rotor aircraft is chosen as a prototype to illustrate the effectiveness of this developed control method.




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