Safe control for spiral recovery of unmanned aerial vehicle. (English) Zbl 1406.93218

Summary: With unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) widely used in both military and civilian fields, many events affecting their safe flying have emerged. That UAV’s entering into the spiral is such a typical safety issue. To solve this safety problem, a novel recovery control approach is proposed. First, the factors of spiral are analyzed. Then, based on control scheduling of state variables and nonlinear dynamic inversion control laws, the spiral recovery controller is designed to accomplish guidance and control of spiral recovery. Finally, the simulation results have illustrated that the proposed control method can ensure the UAV autonomous recovery from spiral effectively.


93C85 Automated systems (robots, etc.) in control theory
93C15 Control/observation systems governed by ordinary differential equations
93B51 Design techniques (robust design, computer-aided design, etc.)
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