This course trains you in the skills needed to program specific orientation and achieve precise aiming goals for spacecraft moving through three dimensional space. First, we cover stability definitions of nonlinear dynamical systems, covering the difference between local and global stability. We then analyze and apply Lyapunov's Direct Method to prove these stability properties, and develop a nonlinear 3-axis attitude pointing control law using Lyapunov theory. Finally, we look at alternate feedback control laws and closed loop dynamics.
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University of Colorado Boulder
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TOP REVIEWS FROM CONTROL OF NONLINEAR SPACECRAFT ATTITUDE MOTION
Excellent teaching from Professor Schaub ! Course has been very well organised and touches on the important aspects of nonlinear control. Looking forward to more courses from you. Thank you !
Excellent course! Enjoyed it a lot. Learnt a lot as well. Thank you.
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