Flight Control Systems: Practical Issues in Design and Implementation (Progress series)

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This text consists of two parts - the first providing the fundamentals of flight control system design, the second covering applications of modern control methods. It covers topics such as: industrial consideration for flight control; aircraft modelling; actuation systems; and handling qualities.

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'A most distinguishing feature of a distinguished book is its outstanding success in fulfilling its prime aim of bridging the gap between academic research and real-world applications in the area, and its emphasis on practical approaches that makes it particularly suitable for practising engineers who are relatively new in the aviation industry and require a consolidated approach to the different aspects of flight control. In short, the clarity and practicality of the book will be of great assistance to all engineers with an interest in flight control. Postgraduate students in strategic or applied research and final stage undergraduates will also find it an extremely useful reference text.' * Current Engineering Practice * 'a book which aerospace professionals should find to be informative and enjoyable.' * The Aeronautical Journal *

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Roger W. Pratt was formerly a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering, Loughborough University, UK and is now with Ricardo MTC Ltd, Leamington Spa, UK. He is a member of the IEE and a UK Member for AIAA's Technical Committee on Guidance, Navigation & Control. His team of contributors includes engineers from British Aerospace, DaimlerChrysler Aerospace, Boeing, Smiths Industries and Cambridge Control as well as research institutions in the UK and Germany.

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