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Artículos en revistas:
Magnetic Attitude Control for Satellites in Polar or Sun-Synchronous Orbits
Año:2015
Áreas de investigación
  • Industria aeroespacial,
  • Ingeniería aeronaútica,
  • Mecánica de vuelos
Datos
Descripción
In this work, a new law for magnetic control of satellites in near-polar orbits is presented. This law has been developed for the UMPSat-2 microsatellite, which has been designed and manufactured by Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid. The control law is a modification of the B-dot strategy that enables the satellite to control the rotation rate. Besides, the satellite?s equilibrium state is characterized by having the rotation axis perpendicular to the orbit?s plane. The control law described in the present work only needs magnetometers and magnetorquers, as sensors and actuators, respectively, to carry out a successful attitude control on the spacecraft. A description of the analysis is included. Performance and applicability of the proposed method have been demonstrated by control dynamics together with Monte Carlo techniques and by implementing the control law in the UPMSat-2 mission simulator. Results show good performance in terms of acquisition and stability of the satellite rotation rate and orientation with respect to its orbit?s plane.
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JCR del ISI
Si
Título de la revista
Journal of Guidance, Control, And Dynamics
ISSN
0731-5090
Factor de impacto JCR
1
Información de impacto
Volumen
DOI
10.2514/1.G000751
Número de revista
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1
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12
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Participantes
  • Autor: Javier Cubas Cano (UPM)
  • Autor: Assal Farrahi . (UPM)
  • Autor: Santiago Pindado Carrion (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Desarrollo y Ensayos Aeroespaciales
  • Departamento: Sistemas Aeroespaciales, Transporte Aéreo y Aeropuertos
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