13 May 2011 Analysis of a flight motion controller
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This study focuses on the performance analysis of a hydraulic based Flight Motion Simulator (FMS). Since the motion of each axis of the FMS is controlled independently from other axes by an individual motion controller, a nonlinear model of one axis of an FMS was developed in order to analyse and specify a new control system for the FMS. The paper presents a performance analysis of different control structures of an FMS motion controller, and the advantages and disadvantages of each control structure. In addition, the paper details the requirement specification of a new FMS motion controller in order to achieve the FMS's optimum dynamic performance despite inherent nonlinearities, such as stiction and nonlinear orifice flow rate.
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Thanh Lan Vu, Thanh Lan Vu, Russell Thamm, Russell Thamm, "Analysis of a flight motion controller", Proc. SPIE 8015, Technologies for Synthetic Environments: Hardware-in-the-Loop XVI, 80150K (13 May 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.882740; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.882740
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