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Anti-disturbance Control for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles with NN Modeling

Bei Liu and Yang Yi
Yangzhou University, Yangzhou, China

Abstract—This paper presents a novel anti-disturbance tracking control problem for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles(UAVs) systems. Different from the general external disturbances, this paper uses the neural network to describe the nonlinear disturbances. On this basis, a disturbance observer is designed to estimate the nonlinear disturbances. By integrating the estimation of disturbance with P-I control algorithm, a composite controller based on convex optimization theory is designed to ensure the UAVs system stability and convergence of the tracking error to zero. Finally, Matlab / Simulink is used to simulate a Unmanned Aerial Vehicles model, which helps to verify the feasibility and effectiveness of this algorithm. 

Index Terms—anti-disturbance control, unmanned aerial vehicles, tracking control, neural network model

Cite: Bei Liu and Yang Yi, "Anti-disturbance Control for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles with NN Modeling" International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Research, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 20-24, January 2020. DOI: 10.18178/ijmerr.9.1.20-24