Accession Number : AD0484688

Title :   SENSITIVITY FUNCTIONS IN AN ADAPTIVE CONTROL SYSTEM AND THEIR APPLICATION TO ADVANCED BALLISTIC RE-ENTRY SYSTEMS,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV LOS ANGELES DEPT OF ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Watson, James William

Report Date : APR 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 145

Abstract : Contents: On Line Solution of Optimal Time Variable Linear Systems; General Form of a Liapunov Function for Time Variable Linear Systems; Sensitivity Functions for Reducing Linear System Terminal State Error; An Adaptive System with Sensitivity Functions; A Satellite Attitude Adaptive Controller; Optimal Entry Vehicle Control Employing Sensitivity Functions.

Descriptors :   *REENTRY VEHICLES), (*ADAPTIVE CONTROL SYSTEMS, SENSITIVITY, MISS DISTANCE, ATMOSPHERE ENTRY, OPTIMIZATION, BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEMS, LINEAR SYSTEMS, STABILITY, LEARNING MACHINES, ATTITUDE CONTROL SYSTEMS, SATELLITE ATTITUDE, FEEDBACK, RANGE(DISTANCE), ATMOSPHERES, DENSITY, EQUATIONS OF MOTION, LIFT, DRAG, DESCENT TRAJECTORIES, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, EQUATIONS, REAL TIME.

Subject Categories : Guided Missiles
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE