This Chapter presents the rationale for the book, defines the problem to be solved along with the challenges that need to be overcome, and concludes with a summary of the linear and nonlinear controller methodologies that will be detailed in subsequent Chapters.


Controller Design Proportional Integral Derivative Main Rotor Nonlinear Controller Recursive Little Square Algorithm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and, Department of Computer Science, School of Engineering and Computer ScienceUniversity of DenverDenverUSA

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