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Longitudinal flight control design with handling quality requirements

David Saussié, Ouassima Akhrif and Lahcen Saydy

Technical Report (2005)

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Cite this document: Saussié, D., Akhrif, O. & Saydy, L. (2005). Longitudinal flight control design with handling quality requirements (Technical Report n° EPM-RT-2005-01).
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This work presents a method for selecting the gain parameters of a C* control law for an aircraft’s longitudinal motion. The design incorporates various handling quality requirements involving modal, time- and frequency-domain criteria that were fixed by the aircraft manufacturer. After necessary model order- reductions, the design proceeds in essentially two-step s: Stability Augmentation System (SAS) loop design and Control Augmentation System (CAS) loop design. The approach partly relies on the use of guardian maps to characterize, in each case, the set of gain parameters for which desired handling quality requirements are satisfied. The approach is applied throughout the full flight envelope of a business jet aircraft and yields satisfactory results.

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Subjects: 2500 Génie électrique et électronique > 2500 Génie électrique et électronique
Department: Département de génie électrique
Research Center: Non applicable
Funders: CRSNG/NSERC, Bombardier Aerospace Inc
Grant number: CRD 2015 465-98
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2017 17:06
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2021 17:09
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/2618/
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Report number: EPM-RT-2005-01


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