2098. Active vibration control of a slewing spacecraft’s panel using H∞ control

Muhammad Atif Khushnood1, Xiaogang Wang2, Naigang Cui3

Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China

1Corresponding author

E-mail: 1atifkhushnood@yahoo.com, 2wangxiaogang@hit.edu.cn, 3cui_naigang@163.com

Received 1 February 2016; received in revised form 30 April 2016; accepted 20 May 2016

DOI https://doi.org/10.21595/jve.2016.16887

Abstract. Application of H∞ control for multimodal vibration suppression of a slewing spacecraft using piezoelectric actuators is presented in this paper. For treating vibration suppression independent of attitude control law while taking into account relative modal responses; a method for modeling effect of attitude maneuver excitations as modal disturbances is proposed. Commercial finite element software ANSYS is used for obtaining system model. Modifications of system model and selection of weights required for control synthesis are explained in detail. The method is applied for suppressing vibration of first two modes of a flexible spacecraft. Results showed effectiveness of the proposed method.

Keywords: active vibration control, slewing spacecraft, H∞ control.


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Cite this article

Khushnood Muhammad Atif, Wang Xiaogang, Cui Naigang Active vibration control of a slewing spacecrafts panel using H control. Journal of Vibroengineering, Vol. 18, Issue 5, 2016, p. 2959‑2973.


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