A Switching Scheme for Mixed PZT-Based/Jet Thrusters Control of a Large Flexible Structure

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A. Ferrara, L. Magnani, R. Scattolini

Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Via Ferrata 1, 27100 Pavia, Italye-mail: antonella.ferrara@unipv.it

J. Dyn. Sys., Meas., Control 123(4), 722-727 (Sep 20, 2000) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1408609 History: Received September 20, 2000
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The experimental device
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Tip speed with the switching controller (bold) and with the jets only
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Control variables: (a) jets, (b) rods
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Tip speed using (a) only PZT actuators, (b) only jets with a smaller deadzone
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Tip speed in experimental results
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Control variables in experimental results



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