Modeling and Control of an Ornithopter for Non-Equilibrium Maneuvers

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Rose, Cameron Jarrel;
(2015)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Robotics | Artificial intelligence | Electrical engineering | Aerodynamics | Control | Flapping-winged | Modeling | Reachability | Robot

Flapping-winged flight is very complex, and it is difficult to efficiently model the unsteady airflow and nonlinear dynamics for online control. While steady state flight is well understood, transitions between flight regimes are not readily modeled or controlled. Maneu... View more
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