Journal of Theoretical
and Applied Mechanics

56, 3, pp. 727-739, Warsaw 2018
DOI: 10.15632/jtam-pl.56.3.727

Dual-control missile guidance: a simulation study

Witold Bużantowicz, Jan Pietrasieński
Theoretical considerations and a simulation study concerning description and analysis of
new autopilot structures and issues relating to conversion of guidance commands into deflections
of a complex system of control surfaces aimed at minimizing the miss distance
value are presented in this paper. Due to nonlinear and nonstationary nature of the phenomena
associated with the guidance process, a significant role is assigned to simulation
studies. A comparative analysis has been made of the guidance processes of three models of
a dual-control missile, which differ in terms of formulae implemented in the control command
Keywords: dual-control missile, autopilot, guidance, miss distance


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