A fault tolerant flight control system for sensor and by M. R. Napolitano, Y. An, B. Seanor

By M. R. Napolitano, Y. An, B. Seanor

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In fresh years neural networks were proposed for identity and keep an eye on of linear and non-linear dynamic platforms. This paper describes the functionality of a neural network-based fault-tolerant method inside a flight keep an eye on method. This fault-tolerant flight keep watch over approach integrates sensor and actuator failure detection, id, and lodging (SFDIA and AFDIA). the 1st job is accomplished through incorporating a chief neural community (MNN) and a collection of n decentralized neural networks (DNNs) to create a approach with n sensors which has the facility to discover a wide selection of sensor mess ups. the second one scheme implements an identical major neural community built-in with 3 neural community controllers. The contribution of this paper specializes in improvements of the SFDIA scheme to permit the dealing with of sentimental mess ups in addition to addressing the difficulty of integrating the SFDIA and the AFDIA schemes with out degradation of functionality by way of fake alarm premiums and unsuitable failure identi"cation. the result of the simulation with varied actuator and sensor mess ups with a non-linear plane version are offered and mentioned.

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