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Transition flight control simulations of bioinspired FWMAV with extended unsteady vortex-lattice method
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Paper Abstract

This study carries out the transient flight control simulation of a Flapping-Wing Micro Air Vehicle using Extended Unsteady Vortex-Lattice Method. This method uses the panel method and unsteady vortex-lattice (UVLM) method including the leading-edge suction analogy for leading-edge vortices (LEVs) effect and the vortex-core growth model for the effect of eddy viscosity in the vortex wake. This method has advantages in that it requires relatively less computational cost compared to CFD and provides more precise aerodynamic forces and moments than the conventional quasi-steady aerodynamic model. Based on the multibody dynamic analysis with the aerodynamic model, gainscheduling LQR controller is designed for non-linear system to track reference input.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 March 2018
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 10593, Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication VIII, 105930V (27 March 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2296528
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Jong-Wan Lee, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (Korea, Republic of)
Anh Tuan Nguyen, Le Quy Don Technical Univ. (Viet Nam)
Jae-Hung Han, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (Korea, Republic of)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10593:
Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication VIII
Akhlesh Lakhtakia, Editor(s)

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