Helicopter Motion Control Using Model-Based Sliding Mode Controller
Gesang Nugroho and Zahari Taha
Department of Engineering Design & Manufacture University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
This paper describes a model-based controller design for helicopter using the sliding mode approach. The controller design assumes that only measured output are available and uses sliding mode observer to estimate all states of the system. The estimated states are then used to construct a model reference sliding mode control law. Simulation shows good performance for lateral velocity, longitudinal velocity, vertical velocity and yaw rate control.
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