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A Composite Robust Fault-Tolerant Control Scheme for Limited-Thrust Spacecraft Rendezvous in Near-Circular Orbits

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Neng Wan

Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota, USA 55812
wanxx179@d.umn.edu

Weiran Yao

School of Astronautics, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150001, China
yaoweiran@hit.edu.cn

Mingming Shi

Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Groningen, 9747 AG Groningen, Netherlands
m.shi@rug.nl

1Corresponding author.

ASME doi:10.1115/1.4037211 History: Received June 16, 2016; Revised May 31, 2017

Abstract

External perturbations and actuator faults are two practical and significant issues that deserve designers' considerations when synthesizing the controllers for spacecraft rendezvous. With these constraints, a composite robust fault-tolerant control scheme, which consists of an integral sliding mode (ISM) auxiliary controller and a guaranteed cost fault-tolerant controller, is proposed in this paper for thrust-limited rendezvous in near-circular orbits. External disturbances are attenuated by a reliable ISM auxiliary controller; while an improved guaranteed cost fault-tolerant controller is adopted to stabilize the nominal rendezvous system with actuator faults. Comparisons with previous works as well as a more practical and challenging simulation example are presented to verify the advantages of our composite control scheme.

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