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Course Undergraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AV488
Subject Title Guidance System


Fundamentals of guidance Basic results in interception and avoidance Taxonomy of guidance laws, command and booming guidance, classical guidance laws Comparative study of guidance laws from the point of view of time, missdistance, launch boundaries, control effort and implementation difficulties. Basic concepts of launch vehicle guidance, Explicit and Implicit guidance, Flat Earth guidance, Perturbation guidance, Velocity to be gained guidance concept, Delta guidance, Q guidance, Cross product steering, linear perturbation guidance, Open loop and Closed loop guidance

Text Books

1. Katsuhiko Ogata, Modern Control Engineering, 4th Edition, Prentice Hall of India
publishers, New Delhi, 2006.


1. Gopal I and Nagrath N, Control systems, Wiley Eastern Ltd, NewDelhi, 1985.

2. Norman S Nise, Control Systems Engineering, Wiley India, 4th edn, 2003

3. D’Azzo, Houpis, Feedback Control System Analysis and Synthesis, CRC Press, 2007

4. M.Gopal, Control systems, Principle and Design, Tata McGraw Hill publishing Co,m New Delhi, 1997.

5. Kuo B.C., Automatic control systems, Prentice Hall India ltd, New Dehli, 1995.

6. Mutambara, Design and Analysis of Control Systems, CRC Press, 2008

7. Xue, Chen, Atherton, Linear Feedback Control Analysis and Design with MATLAB, SIAM Publications, 2006.

8. Qiu, Zhou, Introduction to Feedback Control, Prentice Hall, 2009.