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Course Postgraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AE816
Subject Title Navigation Guidance and Control


Principles of Inertial Navigation: Components, two-dimensional navigation – Coordinate sys-tems – 3D strapdown navigation system – Strapdown system mechanizations – Attitude repre-sentation – Navigation equations expressed in component form – Effects of elliptic earth – Iner-tial Sensors: Gyroscope principles, single-axis rate gyroscope, accelerometers, rate integratinggyroscope – Elements of guidance system – Guidance phases – Guidance trajectories – Guid-ance sensors – Classification of Guidance and Navigation Systems: Basic navigation systems,combined navigation systems – Classification of guidance systems – Three-point tactical guid-ance laws – Two-point Tactical Guidance Laws: Strategic guidance laws, UAVs guidance laws– Control systems-classical linear time invariant control systems – Transfer function representa-tions – Stability – Time domain characteristics – PID controller design for aerospace systems –Frequency domain characteristics – Root locus – Nyquist and Bode plots and their applicationto controller design for aerospace systems.

Text Books

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1. Zarchan, P.,Tactical and Strategic Missile Guidance, 4th ed., AIAA (2002).

2. Siouris, G. M.,Missile Guidance and Control Systems, AIAA (2004).

3. Titterton, D. H. and Weston, J. L.,Strapdown Inertial Navigation Technology, AIAA (2004).

4. Rogers, R. M.,Applied Mathematics in Integrated Navigation Systems, 2nd ed., AIAA(2003).

5. Nise, N. S.,Control Systems Engineering, Wiley India (2004).6. Friedland, B.,Control System Design, Dover (2005)