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IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica

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A. Li, A. Astolfi, and M. Liu, “Attitude regulation with bounded control in the presence of large disturbances with bounded moving average,” IEEE/CAA J. Autom. Sinica, vol. 9, no. 5, pp. 834–846, May 2022. doi: 10.1109/JAS.2022.105557
Citation: A. Li, A. Astolfi, and M. Liu, “Attitude regulation with bounded control in the presence of large disturbances with bounded moving average,” IEEE/CAA J. Autom. Sinica, vol. 9, no. 5, pp. 834–846, May 2022. doi: 10.1109/JAS.2022.105557

Attitude Regulation With Bounded Control in the Presence of Large Disturbances With Bounded Moving Average

doi: 10.1109/JAS.2022.105557
Funds:  This work was supported in part by the China Scholarship Council (201906120101) and in part by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Program (739551) (KIOS Centre of Excellence) and in part by the Italian Ministry for Research in the framework of the 2017 Program for Research Projects of National Interest (PRIN) (2017YKXYXJ) and in part by the Science Center Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China (62188101) and in part by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (61833009, 61690212) and in part by Heilongjiang Touyan Team
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  • The attitude regulation problem with bounded control for a class of satellites in the presence of large disturbances, with bounded moving average, is solved using a Lyapunov-like design. The analysis and design approaches are introduced in the case in which the underlying system is an integrator and are then applied to the satellite attitude regulation problem. The performance of the resulting closed-loop systems are studied in detail and it is shown that trajectories are ultimately bounded despite the effect of the persistent disturbance. Simulation results on a model of a small satellite subject to large, but bounded in moving average, disturbances are presented.


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    • The attitude regulation problem for a class of satellites is studied
    • The persistent disturbances with bounded windowed norms are considered
    • The closed-loop system input is saturated
    • The trajectories of closed-loop systems are ultimately bounded


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