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Interactive computer graphics and its role in control system design of large space structuresThis paper attempts to show the relevance of interactive computer graphics in the design of control systems to maintain attitude and shape of large space structures to accomplish the required mission objectives. The typical phases of control system design, starting from the physical model such as modeling the dynamics, modal analysis, and control system design methodology are reviewed and the need of the interactive computer graphics is demonstrated. Typical constituent parts of large space structures such as free-free beams and free-free plates are used to demonstrate the complexity of the control system design and the effectiveness of the interactive computer graphics.
Reddy, A. S. S. R. (Howard University Washington, DC, United States)
August 12, 2013
January 1, 1985
Spacecraft Design, Testing And Performance
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