Autonomous Pointing Control of a Large Satellite Antenna Subject to Parametric Uncertainty
AbstractWith the development of satellite mobile communications, large antennas are now widely used. The precise pointing of the antenna’s optical axis is essential for many space missions. This paper addresses the challenging problem of high-precision autonomous pointing control of a large satellite antenna. The pointing dynamics are firstly proposed. The proportional–derivative feedback and structural filter to perform pointing maneuvers and suppress antenna vibrations are then presented. An adaptive controller to estimate actual system frequencies in the presence of modal parameters uncertainty is proposed. In order to reduce periodic errors, the modified controllers, which include the proposed adaptive controller and an active disturbance rejection filter, are then developed. The system stability and robustness are analyzed and discussed in the frequency domain. Numerical results are finally provided, and the results have demonstrated that the proposed controllers have good autonomy and robustness. View Full-Text
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Wu, S.; Liu, Y.; Radice, G.; Tan, S. Autonomous Pointing Control of a Large Satellite Antenna Subject to Parametric Uncertainty. Sensors 2017, 17, 560.
Wu S, Liu Y, Radice G, Tan S. Autonomous Pointing Control of a Large Satellite Antenna Subject to Parametric Uncertainty. Sensors. 2017; 17(3):560.Chicago/Turabian Style
Wu, Shunan; Liu, Yufei; Radice, Gianmarco; Tan, Shujun. 2017. "Autonomous Pointing Control of a Large Satellite Antenna Subject to Parametric Uncertainty." Sensors 17, no. 3: 560.
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