Principles governing the dynamics and control of vehicles in atmospheric flight. Equations of motion development and solution including inertial/gravitational/aerodynamic/propulvsive loads, linear longitudinal and lateral-directional motions, and nonlinear trim and simulation. Flight control system design and analysis incorporating flying quality requirements, linear conventional/contemporary and frequency/time domain techniques for control and guidance functions, validation with nonlinear simulation, gain scheduling.
Atmospheric Flight Dynamics and Control
Old Dominion University
MAE 844 CRN 22680
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Newman, Brett A. (BNEWMAN@ODU.EDU)
MAE 403 or MAE 503 and MAE 604.