Model Identification and Control Design of an Aerospace System

Thursday, December 9, 2021
10 AM EST (UTC/GMT-5)

The Quanser AERO system is a reconfigurable benchtop flight dynamic experiment that presents a unique set of challenges. The AERO 1 DOF pitch-only system is second order, and the rotors have their own dynamics. In this webinar we will show how to use the MathWorks System Identification Toolbox to identify the model of the system. A PID-based cascade control is then designed to regulate the rotor speed and pitch position. The MathWorks Symbolic Math Toolbox is used in the third-order PID control design.

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Presenter Bio:

Michel Lévis is an R&D Engineer at Quanser Inc. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, and his master’s degree in Control Systems at the University of Toronto. Over the last 16 years with Quanser, he has been involved in developing courseware and software for many Quanser systems and conducting many training and workshop sessions in around the world.