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Underactuated Satellite Attitude Control with Two Parallel CMGs

Han, Congying and Pechev, Alexandre N (2007) Underactuated Satellite Attitude Control with Two Parallel CMGs In: 2007 IEEE International Conference on Control and Automation.


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In this paper, we study the attitude stability and the disturbance attenuation properties for an underactuated spacecraft equipped with two parallel CMGs. We first present the actuator configuration and then compare this with typical fully actuated CMG-based configurations. The system model is then derived. Considering the pointing of an underactuated spacecraft, we derive a Lyapunov control law which is further modified to a dissipative controller to account for disturbances. Simulations are included to demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed control law to attenuate perturbations and to render the underactuated attitude closed-loop system to a dissipative system.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Surrey Space Centre
Authors :
Han, Congying
Pechev, Alexandre N
Date : 1 January 2007
DOI : 10.1109/ICCA.2007.4376438
Additional Information : Han, C., and Pechev, A. N. (2007) Underactuated Satellite Attitude Control with Two Parallel CMGs. IEEE International Conference on Control and Automation, Vols. 1-7, pp. 666-670. ©2007 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE.
Depositing User : Mr Adam Field
Date Deposited : 27 May 2010 14:46
Last Modified : 31 Oct 2017 14:03

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