Optimization analysis of trajectory for re-entry vehicle using global orthogonal polynomial

  • Daewoo Lee


We present a procedure for the application of global orthogonal polynomial into an atmospheric re-entry maneuvering problem. This trajectory optimization is imbedded in a family of canonically parameterized optimal control problem. The optimal control problem is transcribed to nonlinear programming via global orthogonal polynomial and is solved a sparse nonlinear optimization algorithm. We analyze the optimal trajectories with respect to the performance of re-entry maneuver.

Key Words:

Re-Entry Vehicle Trajectory Optimization Bank Angle Angle of Attack Global Orthogonal Polynomial Heating Rate Constraint 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Aerospace EngineeringPusan National UniversityPusanKorea

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