• Title: Fault Diagnosis and Fault-Tolerant Control and Guidance for Aerospace Vehicles: From Theory to Application (Advances in Industrial Control)
  • Author: J, Ali Zolghadri, David Henry
  • Released: 2013-09-30
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 240
  • ISBN: 144715312X
  • ISBN13: 978-1447153122
  • ASIN: 144715312X
From the Back Cover

Fault Diagnosis and Fault-Tolerant Control and Guidance for Aerospace demonstrates the attractive potential of recent developments in control for resolving such issues as improved flight performance, self-protection and extended life of structures. Importantly, the text deals with a number of practically significant considerations: tuning, complexity of design, real-time capability, evaluation of worst-case performance, robustness in harsh environments, and extensibility when development or adaptation is required. Coverage of such issues helps to draw the advanced concepts arising from academic research back towards the technological concerns of industry.

Initial coverage of basic definitions and ideas and a literature review gives way to a treatment of important electrical flight control system failures: the oscillatory failure case, runaway, and jamming. Advanced fault detection and diagnosis for linear and nonlinear systems are described. Lastly recovery strategies appropriate to remaining acuator/sensor/communications resources are developed.

The authors exploit experience gained in research collaboration with academic and major industrial partners to validate advanced fault diagnosis and fault-tolerant control techniques with realistic benchmarks or real-world aeronautical and space systems. Consequently, the results presented in Fault Diagnosis and Fault-Tolerant Control and Guidance for Aerospace, will be of interest in both academic and aerospatial-industrial milieux.

Advances in Industrial Control aims to report and encourage the transfer of technology in control engineering. The rapid development of control technology has an impact on all areas of the control discipline. The series offers an opportunity for researchers to present an extended exposition of new work in all aspects of industrial control.


About the Author Ali Zolghadri is a full Professor of Control Engineering with the University of Bordeaux, France. He heads the ARIA research group at the IMS Laboratory. His expertise areas and research interest include application and theory of control engineering, including fault diagnosis and fault-tolerant control and guidance. health management and operational autonomy for complex safety-critical systems. He has published around 150 publications including journal articles, book chapters and communications. He is a co-holder of four patents in the aerospace field.
David Henry is a full Professor of Control Engineering with the University of Bordeaux / IMS laboratory, France. He received the Ph.D. degree in Systems and Control in 1999 from the University of Bordeaux 1, France. His current research interests theory in model-based fault diagnosis and system integrity control, Linear Matrix Inequality optimization techniques, fault tolerant control design and their applications in aeronautic and space systems.  He is involved in many industrial collaborations with Airbus (Toulouse) / Astrium Space Transportation (Les Mureaux) / Astrium Satellites (Toulouse) / Thales Alenia Space (Cannes) and ESA (European Space Agency) and in the two european projects GARTEUR FM-AG(16) and FP7-ADDSAFE. He has published around 25 journal papers, 3 book chapters and around 60 international communications. He has given 5 invited plenary talks in international conferences.
Jérôme Cieslak is an Associate Professor of Control Engineering with the University of Bordeaux / IMS laboratory. He received the Ph.D. degree in Systems and Automatic Control in 2007 from the University of Bordeaux, France. His research interest includes Fault Tolerant Control (FTC), supervisory, fault detection methods and their interactions. He was involved in GARTEUR FM-AG(16) and FP7-ADDSAFE european projects and a French collaborative project on spacecraft autonomy (SIRASAS).
Denis Efimov received the MS degree in Control Systems from the Saint-Petersburg State Electrical Engineering University, Russia, in 1998, the Ph.D. degree in Automatic Control from the same university in 2001, and the Dr.Sc. degree in Automatic control in 2006 from Institute for Problems of Mechanical Engineering RAS, Saint-Petersburg, Russia. From 2000 to 2009 he was research assistant of the Institute for Problems of Mechanical Engineering RAS, Control of Complex Systems Laboratory. From 2006 to 2007 he was with the LSS, Supelec, France. From 2007 to 2009 he was working in the Montefiore Institute, University of Liege, Belgium. From 2009 to 2011 he worked in the Automatic control group, IMS lab., University of Bordeaux I, France. Since 2011 he joined the Non-A team at INRIA Lille center. His main research interests include nonlinear oscillations analysis, observation and control, switched and hybrid systems stability.

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