Accession Number : ADA194761

Title :   Proceedings of the AFOSR Forum on Space Structures (5th) Held in Monterey, California on August 20-21, 1987.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : VIRGINIA UNIV CHARLOTTESVILLE DEPT OF MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Pilkey, Walter D ; Kosut, Robert L

PDF Url : ADA194761

Report Date : 11 Dec 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 92

Abstract : The topics covered include modeling of spacecraft, wave propagation in large space structures, multiflexible body dynamic simulation, adaptive structures, electromechanical actuators for controlling flexible structures, system identification of suboptimal control parameters, integrated structural analysis and control, active control of elastic wave motion in structural networks, adaptive control of large space structures, analysis of performance degradation, optimal projection equations for fixed-order dynamic compensation, decentralized/relegated control for large space structures, Frobenius-Hankel norm framework for disturbance rejection and low order decentralized controller design, a method for truss structure vibration control, and robust eigenstructure assignment by a projection method. Keywords: Large space structures; Complex flexible structures; Modeling.

Descriptors :   *FLEXIBLE STRUCTURES, *SPACE STATIONS, *FLEXURAL PROPERTIES, ADAPTIVE CONTROL SYSTEMS, ADAPTIVE SYSTEMS, CONTROL, DEGRADATION, ELASTIC WAVES, EQUATIONS, IDENTIFICATION, INTEGRATED SYSTEMS, MODELS, MOTION, NETWORKS, OPTIMIZATION, PARAMETERS, REJECTION, SPACECRAFT, STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS, STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES, STRUCTURES, SYMPOSIA, SYNCHROS, TRUSSES, VIBRATION, WAVE PROPAGATION, RECURSIVE FUNCTIONS

Subject Categories : Manned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE