Accession Number : AD0701546

Title :   ADVANCED CONTROL SYSTEM CONCEPTS.

Descriptive Note : Conference proceedings,

Corporate Author : ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PARIS (FRANCE)

Personal Author(s) : Smyth,R. K. ; Ostgaard,M. A. ; Rediess,A. ; Doetsch,K. H. ; Sutherland,J. P.

Report Date : 05 SEP 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 202

Abstract : Contents: Survey of adaptive control applications to aerospace vehicles; Case for adaptive control; Theoretical perspective of adaptive control techniques and modern control theory; Primary flight control circuit development from mechanical systems to an all-electric digital signalling system; Fly-by-wire flight control systems; The impact of electronic displays on aircraft control; The place of adaptive control techniques in the future development of automatic flight control systems; Systemes a commande adaptable; Adaptive control of flexible aircraft structural modes; A response regulation technique for self-adaptive control of flexible aircraft; Flight test experience with adaptive control systems; Self adaptive manoeuvre demand control systems--some practical design considerations; Essais de systemes auto-adaptables sur Mirage III; Safety and reliability for all-weather landing systems; The influence of system reliability of accident hazards due to poor handling qualities; VTOL IFR technology program; Control function selection and monitoring.

Descriptors :   (*FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS, *SYMPOSIA), ADAPTIVE CONTROL SYSTEMS, AEROSPACE CRAFT, DIGITAL SYSTEMS, DISPLAY SYSTEMS, AIRFRAMES, FLEXIBLE STRUCTURES, FLIGHT TESTING, AVIATION SAFETY, ALL WEATHER AVIATION, AIRCRAFT LANDINGS, RELIABILITY, VERTICAL TAKEOFF AIRCRAFT

Subject Categories : V/STOL
      Research and Experimental Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE