Modeling and Control of Antennas and Telescopes

Modeling and Control of Antennas and Telescopes presents the author’s research and field experience in the area of antenna modeling, dynamics, and control. The required spacecraft tracking accuracy of 1 mdeg was the impetus for the new approaches to the antenna controls that use model based controll...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Gawronski, Wodek
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer US 2008, 2008
Edition:1st ed. 2008
Series:Mechanical Engineering Series
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Modeling
  • Analytical Models
  • Models from Identification
  • Model Reduction
  • Wind Disturbance Models
  • Control
  • Preliminaries to Control
  • PI and Feedforward Controllers
  • LQG Controller
  • H ? Controller
  • Single Loop Control
  • Non-Linear Control
  • RF Beam Control
  • Track-Level Compensation