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Piedmonte Michael

Piedmonte Michael
Bechamo LLC

Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering

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This paper describes the Tactical Autonomous Aerial LOgistics System (TALOS), developed and flight tested during the first phase of the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Autonomous Aerial Cargo/Utility System (AACUS) Innovative Naval Prototype (INP) program. The ONR vision for AACUS is to create a retrofit perception/planning/human interface system th...
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Quantitative feedback theory (QFT) is a valuable control strategy for multivariable systems that contain parametric uncertainty. This paper uses multivariable quantitative feedback theory (QFT) to design an internal model reference loop (IMRL) controller. The QFT IMRL method allows a single controller to be designed for large time-invariant paramet...
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Rockwell Collins Damage Tolerant Control (DTC) technology is designed to mitigate common UAV failures such as primary control surface damage, airframe damage, and complete engine failure. Under a DARPA-sponsored program, a series of flight tests were performed to showcase key aspects of the DTC technology. This paper summarizes Rockwell Collins DTC...
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Unmanned small autonomous helicopters can perform aggressive maneuvers that will be useful for operations in challenging condi- tions. This paper presents an analysis of the pilot's execution of aggressive maneuvers from flight test data, collected on an instru- mented small-scale acrobatic helicopter. A full-envelope nonlinear dynamic model of the...
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New advances in control theory are required to enable aggressive maneuvering of autonomous vehicles, while adapting in real time to changes in the operational environment. A hybrid control architecture, the states of which represent feasible trajectory primitives, is constructed to reduce the complexity of the motion-planning problem for a nonlinea...
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Unmanned aerial robots such as autonomous helicopters can perform very aggressive maneuvers that will be very useful in challenging operating conditions. In the absence of detailed models for the vehicle's behavior during those maneuvers, an approach aimed at learning those maneuvers directly from human pilots is proposed. The approach is illustrat...
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Unmanned aerial robots such as autonomous helicopters can perform very aggressive maneuvers that will be very useful in challenging operating conditions. In the absence of detailed models for the vehicle's behavior during those maneuvers, an approach aimed at learning those maneuvers directly from human pilots is proposed. The approach is illustrat...

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