Accession Number : AD0712099

Title :   SELF-ORGANIZING CONTROL SYSTEM DEMONSTRATOR.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept. 1 Apr 68-1 Jul 69,

Corporate Author : ADAPTRONICS INC MCLEAN VA

Personal Author(s) : Barron,Roger L. ; Vieth,George C. , Jr

Report Date : JUL 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 118

Abstract : The report presents a summary of self-organizing controller (SOC) principles, the description of a laboratory Demonstrator Self-Organizing Control System, discussion of design alternatives considered prior to its fabrication, and a test procedure for verification of proper operation of the Demonstrator. This Demonstrator was developed to obtain physical proof of multivariable SOC principles pertaining to control of flight vehicles; it is also a research tool and instruction device for further exploration of SOC applications and comparative studies of manual and SOC control performance. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ADAPTIVE CONTROL SYSTEMS, DESIGN), FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS, MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS, MAN MACHINE SYSTEMS, TEST METHODS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING)

Subject Categories : Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE