SAE 2014 Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, September 24

UAS - Guidance, Navigation and Control (Part 2 of 3)
(Session Code: ASTC504)

Room Buckeye A  1:30 p.m.

This session covers autopilot architectural design, stability analysis, control laws, control modes, testing, simulation, flight routes planning and validation. It also covers navigation equipment, including navigators and inertial measuring units, architecture and quality measurement. This topic also involves redundancy management covering decision trees leading to fault detection, isolation and signal voting.

Organizers - Kahtan Awni, Independent Consultant; Richard Garcia, Southwest Research Institute; Piergiovanni Marzocca, Clarkson University

Time Paper No. Title
1:30 p.m. 2014-01-2162
Method of Docking for Stratospheric Airships of Multibody Transportation System
Viacheslav Pshikhopov, Mikhail Medvedev, Victor Krukhmalev, Roman Fedorenko, Boris Gurenko, Southern Federal University
2:00 p.m. 2014-01-2163
Experimental Evaluation of Two Pitot Free Analytical Redundancy Techniques for the Estimation of the Airspeed of an UAV
Mario Luca Fravolini, Università degli Studi di Perugia; Matthew Rhudy, Lafayette College; Srikanth Gururajan, West Virginia University Foundation Inc.; Silvia Cascianelli, Università degli Studi di Perugia; Marcello Napolitano, West Virginia University Foundation Inc.
2:30 p.m. 2014-01-2164
Evaluation of Sensor Failure Detection, Identification and Accommodation (SFDIA) Performance Following Common-Mode Failures of Pitot Tubes
Srikanth Gururajan, West Virginia University Foundation Inc.; Mario Luca Fravolini, Università degli Studi di Perugia; Matthew Rhudy, Lafayette College; Antonio Moschitta, Università degli Studi di Perugia; Marcello Napolitano, West Virginia University

Planned by Unmanned Aerial Systems Committee / EMB Air and Space Group