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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE C 2012 Vol.13 No.11 P.859-865


Turning mechanism and composite control of stratospheric airships

Author(s):  Mao-hua Zhang, Deng-ping Duan, Li Chen

Affiliation(s):  Institute of Aerospace Science and Technology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   superzhangmaohua@126.com, chenli2006@163.com

Key Words:  Stratospheric airships, Horizontal turn, Composite control, Control allocation, Vectored thrust

Mao-hua Zhang, Deng-ping Duan, Li Chen. Turning mechanism and composite control of stratospheric airships[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science C, 2012, 13(11): 859-865.

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The parametric model of stratospheric airships is established in the body axes coordinate system. In this paper we study the turning mechanism of stratospheric airships including the generated forces and the key parameters for steady turning. We compare and analyze the different driven-characteristics between aerodynamic control surfaces and vectored thrust in turning. We design a composite control combining aerodynamic control surfaces and vectored thrust according to different dynamic pressure conditions, to achieve coordinated turning under high or low airspeed situations.

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