NameVázquez Valenzuela, Rafael
DepartmentIngeniería Aeroespacial y Mecánica de Fluidos
Knowledge areaIngeniería Aeroespacial
Professional categoryCatedrático de Universidad
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A mixed integer linear programming model for resolution of the antenna-satellite scheduling problem

Linares López, Lorena; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Perea Rojas-Marcos, Federico; Galán Vioque, Jorge Francisco (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2024)
This article deals with one of the types of “Satellite Range Scheduling” problems arising in Earth Observation Satellite ...
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Multi-agent deployment in 3-D via reaction–diffusion system with radially-varying reaction

Zhang, Jing; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Qi, Jie; Krstic, Miroslav (Elsevier, 2024)
This paper considers the problem of the deployment of a set of agents distributed on a disk-shaped grid onto three-dimensional ...
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Design of Optimal Gravity-Assist Trajectories for Electric Solar Wind Sails

López García, Juan José; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Pacheco Ramos, Guillermo (2023)
Las Velas Solares Eléctricas son una alternativa interesante a los sistemas de propulsión tradicionales, un nuevo tipo de ...
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E-sail attitude control with tether voltage modulation in non-symmetric operation

Valle Hernández, Antonio del; Pacheco Ramos, Guillermo; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (2023)
La Vela Solar Eléctrica (E-sail) es una novedosa tecnología propulsiva sin propelente aplicable a vehículos espaciales, ...
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Estudio de Herramientas para el Análisis de Incertidumbre de Satélites en Órbita Baja Terrestre sometidos a Perturbaciones

Urbano Navajas, Jesús; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Montilla García, José Manuel (2023)
Debido al efecto de las perturbaciones, el cual es difícil de modelar con precisión, siempre aparece un cierto grado de ...
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Kernel well-posedness and computation by power series in backstepping output feedback for radially-dependent reaction–diffusion PDEs on multidimensional balls

Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Zhang, Jing; Qi, Jie; Krstic, Miroslav (Elsevier, 2023)
Recently, the problem of boundary stabilization and estimation for unstable linear constant-coefficient reaction–diffusion ...
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Análisis y diseño de métodos de filtrado de conjunciones espaciales aplicados a poblaciones realistas en órbita baja terrestre

Sánchez Puente, César; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Sánchez Rivero, Ana (2023)
Dado el cada vez mayor riesgo de colisiones entre cuerpos en órbita alrededor de la Tierra, se decide realizar una ...
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Analysis of Dynamical Models and Design of Feedback Control Laws for E-sail Deployment Operations

Linares Márquez, Sergio; Pacheco Ramos, Guillermo; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael;  (2023)
Las Velas Eléctricas Solares son un sistema de propulsión continua basado en la interacción electrostática entre el viento ...
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A Symmetry-Based Unscented Particle Filter for State Estimation of a Ballistic Vehicle

Rebollo Fernández, José Antonio; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Gavilán Jiménez, Francisco; Cordero, Jorge; Jiménez, Javier (Elsevier, 2023)
The problem of state estimation for vehicles when an initial fix is highly uncertain and/or the number of sensors is not ...
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Backstepping-Based Exponential Stabilization of Timoshenko Beam with Prescribed Decay Rate

Chen, Guangwei; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Krstic, Miroslav (Elsevier, 2022)
In this paper, we present a rapid boundary stabilization of a Timoshenko beam with anti-damping and anti-stiffness at the ...
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Optimal Planning and Guidance Strategies in Coplanar Circular Interplanetary Missions using Electric Solar Wind Sails

Urrios Gómez, Francisco Javier; Pacheco Ramos, Guillermo; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (2022)
Las Velas Solares Eléctricas son un nuevo tipo de propulsión espacial que no requiere de combustible ya que obtiene la ...
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Reliability analysis and optimization of the LISA Phasemeter Frequency Distribution System

López Jaén, Alicia; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (2022)
A escala astronómica, el principal motor de muchos de los procesos del Universo es la gravedad. El objetivo de la misión ...
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Control de actitud de las E-sail mediante la modulación del voltaje de los tethers

Pérez Gómez, Juan; Pacheco Ramos, Guillermo; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (2022)
En esta memoria se abordará el tema de control de actitud de las velas solares eléctricas, un nuevo mecanismo de generación ...
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Analysis of perturbation effects in precise prediction of Low Earth Orbits

Malaver Jambrina, Antonio; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Montilla García, José Manuel (2022)
Tras analizar el problema de los dos cuerpos y revisar en profundidad las distintas perturbaciones a las que están sometidos ...
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Backstepping control of a hyperbolic PDE system with zero characteristic speed

Andrade, Gustavo A. de; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Karafyllis, Lasson; Krstic, Miroslav (Elsevier, 2022)
In this paper, we study the single-input boundary feedback stabilization of 3 × 3 linear hyperbolic partial differential ...
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Folding Bilateral Backstepping Output-Feedback Control Design for an Unstable Parabolic PDE

Chen, Stephen; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Krstic, Miroslav (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2022)
We present a novel methodology for designing output-feedback backstepping bilateral boundary controllers for an unstable ...
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Model Predictive Control Applications to Spacecraft Rendezvous and Small Bodies Exploration

Sánchez Merino, Julio César; Gavilán Jiménez, Francisco; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (2021)
The overarching goal of this thesis is the design of model predictive control algorithms for spacecraft proximity operations. ...
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Implementation in MATLAB of a Multiplicative Extended Kalman Filter for live estimation of a smart device's attitude

Utrera, Javier; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (Elsevier B.V., 2021)
This work introduces the tools used to teach the Kalman Filter (KF) to Aerospace Engineering students in the University ...
Master's Final Project
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Planificación y guiado óptimos de la trayectoria de ascenso a órbita de un vehículo lanzador sometida a perturbaciones y errores de modelado

Quero Campos, Roberto; Franco Espín, Antonio; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (2021)
En este proyecto se explora el proceso de planificación y guiado óptimos de la trayectoria de un vehículo lanzador multietapa. ...
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Conjunction analysis for uncertain objects in close proximity

Yepes Llorente, Luis; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (2021)
In an increasingly dense space environment, collision avoidance has become an essential task in satellite operations. In ...
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Orbit determination for uncertain objects in close proximity

Alguacil Nicasio, Javier; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (2021)
Satellite overcrowding in the low Earth’s orbit, along with the arising problem of the space debris results in an increase ...
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Event-based impulsive control for spacecraft rendezvous hovering phases

Sánchez Merino, Julio César; Louembet, Christophe; Gavilán Jiménez, Francisco; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (AIAA International, 2021)
This work presents an event-triggered controller for spacecraft rendezvous hovering phases. The goal is to maintain the ...
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Analysis of Distance Measures for Detection of Manoeuvres for Satellites in Low Orbits with Radar Data

Sánchez Rivero, Ana; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (2021)
Uno de los principales problemas del sector espacial actualmente es la gran población de objetos y basura espacial que se ...
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Development of a Python-Based Orbital Mechanics Laboratory Class on Lambert’s Problem

Reino Diez, Lucas; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (2020)
En la asignatura de Mecánica Orbital y Vehículos Espaciales impartida en el cuarto curso del Grado en Ingeniería Aeroespacial ...
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A Backstepping-based observer for estimation of thermoacoustic oscillations in a Rijke tube with in-domain measurements

Andrade, Gustavo A. de; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (Elsevier, 2020)
This paper presents an observer design for estimation of thermoacoustic instabilities in a Rijke tube. To study this ...
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Analysis and optimization of snapshot-mode earth observation constellations

Mandrión Ramírez, Julián; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (2020)
El problema propuesto en este documento es la realización de una planificación optimizada para la toma de imágenes de una ...
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Output feedback control of radially-dependent reaction-diffusion PDEs on balls of arbitrary dimensions

Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Zhang, Jing; Krstic, Miroslav; Qi, Jie (Elsevier, 2020)
Recently, the problem of boundary stabilization and estimation for unstable linear constant-coefficient reaction-diffusion ...
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A flatness-based predictive controller for six-degrees of freedom spacecraft rendezvous

Sánchez Merino, Julio César; Gavilán Jiménez, Francisco; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Louembet, Christophe (Elsevier, 2020)
This work presents a closed-loop guidance algorithm for six-degrees of freedom spacecraft rendezvous with a passive target ...
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An ant-colony based optimization algorithm for interplanetary trajectories

Villajos Molina, Juan Antonio; Sánchez Merino, Julio César; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (2020)
Humanity’s interest in the heavens has led to space exploration, which helps to expand technology, create new industries ...
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Backstepping-based estimation of thermoacoustic oscillations in a Rijke tube with experimental validation

Andrade, Gustavo A. de; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Pagano, Daniel Juan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
We investigate the state observer design problem for thermoacoustic instabilities in a Rijke tube using an infinite ...
Master's Final Project
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Measuring Particle Distribution Functions in Collisionless Space Plasmas: Multiple Ion Population

García Tárrega, Andrea; Toledo-Redondo, Sergio; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (2019)
En marzo de 2015 la NASA lanzó la misión MMS (Multiescala Magnetosférica) con el fin de investigar el fenómeno de reconexión ...
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Uncertainty Propagation in Low Earth Orbits

Ruiz Pérez, Manuel; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (2019)
Debido al efecto de las perturbaciones, el cual es difícil de modelar con precisión, siempre aparece un cierto grado de ...
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Folding Backstepping Approach to Parabolic PDE Bilateral Boundary Control

Chen, Stephen; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Krstic, Miroslav (Elsevier, 2019)
We consider the stabilization problem for an unstable 1-D diffusion-reaction partial differential equation using a so-called ...
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An Event-Triggered Predictive Controller for Spacecraft Rendezvous Hovering Phases

Sánchez Merino, Julio César; Louembet, Christophe; Gavilán Jiménez, Francisco; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (Elsevier, 2019)
This work presents an event-triggered model predictive controller for spacecraft hovering phases. The target is assumed ...
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Nonlinear bilateral output-feedback control for a class of viscous Hamilton¿Jacobi PDEs

Bekiaris-Liberis, Nikolaos; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (Elsevier, 2019)
We tackle the boundary control and estimation problems for a class of viscous Hamilton–Jacobi PDEs, considering bilateral ...
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Analysis and Optimization of Earth Observation Micro-Constellations

Pallarés Chamorro, Francisco; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (2019)
"Remote sensing techniques provide the capacity of collecting information of spots from afar. This tool has an important ...
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Estudio de los puntos de cruce para órbitas de pequeña excentricidad y con traza repetida

Montero Miñán, Alejandro; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (2018)
Uno de los mayores problemas a la hora de controlar y recuperar los datos obtenidos de un satélite se debe a que el número ...
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AUTO-based numerical study of three body problem orbits and trajectories with applications to the Lunar Deep Space Gateway

Montilla García, José Manuel; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (2018)
This work can serve the reader as an initiation in numerical continuation through the AUTO software, which is specialized ...
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A Flatness-Based Trajectory Planning Algorithm for Rendezvous of Single-Thruster Spacecraft

Sánchez Merino, Julio César; Gavilán Jiménez, Francisco; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Louembet, Christophe (Elsevier, 2018)
This work presents a trajectory planning algorithm for spacecraft rendezvous with a passive target. The main assumption ...
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A Predictive Guidance Algorithm for Autonomous Asteroid Soft Landing

Sánchez Merino, Julio César; Gavilán Jiménez, Francisco; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (Elsevier, 2018)
The objective of this work is to present a closed-loop guidance algorithm for landing a probe on an irregular shaped ...
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Diseño y puesta en marcha de una práctica experimental sobre apuntamiento de una cámara

Martínez Coza, Daniel Enrique; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (2018)
El objetivo de este proyecto es el desarrollo de una práctica experimental sobre apuntamiento de una cámara que permita ...
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Boundary control of a Rijke Tube using irrational transfer functions with experimental validation

Andrade, Gustavo A. de; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Pagano, Daniel Juan (Elsevier, 2017)
This paper is concerned with boundary stabilization of thermoacoustic oscillations in the Rijke tube. This system consists ...
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Pulse-width predictive control for LTV systems with application to spacecraft rendezvous

Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Gavilán Jiménez, Francisco; Camacho, Eduardo F. (Elsevier, 2017)
This work presents a Model Predictive Controller (MPC) that is able to handle Linear Time-Varying (LTV) plants with ...
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Probabilistic Analysis of Aircraft Fuel Consumption Using Ensemble Weather Forecasts

Rivas Rivas, Damián; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Franco Espín, Antonio (International Conference on Research in Air Transportation (ICRAT), 2016)
The effects of wind uncertainty on aircraft fuel consumption are analyzed using a probabilistic trajectory predictor. The ...
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Control of Homodirectional and General Heterodirectional Linear Coupled Hyperbolic PDEs

Hu, Long; Meglio, Florent Di; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Krstic, Miroslav (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
Research on stabilization of coupled hyperbolic PDEs has been dominated by the focus on pairs of counter-convecting ...
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Explicit output-feedback boundary control of reaction-diffusion PDEs on arbitrary-dimensional balls

Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Krstic, Miroslav (Société de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles (SMAI), 2016)
This paper introduces an explicit output-feedback boundary feedback law that stabilizes an unstable linear constant-coefficient ...
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Boundary control of a singular reaction-diffusion equation on a disk

Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Krstic, Miroslav (Elsevier, 2016)
Recently, the problem of boundary stabilization for unstable linear constant-coefficient reaction-diffusion equation on ...
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Estudio del efecto de incertidumbres en la trayectoria de una aeronave

García Díaz, Rubén; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (2016)
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Boundary Feedback Control of Unstable thermoacoustic Oscillations in the Rijke Tube

Andrade, Gustavo A. de; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Pagano, Daniel Juan (Elsevier, 2016)
The problem of boundary stabilization of thermoacoustic oscillations is investigated. The Rijke tube is used as prototype ...
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Boundary Control of Coupled Reaction-Advection-Diffusion Systems with Spatially-Varying Coefficients

Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Krstic, Miroslav (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
Recently, the problem of boundary stabilization for unstable linear constant-coefficient coupled reaction-diffusion systems ...
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Bilateral boundary control of one-dimensional first- and second-order PDEs using infinite-dimensional backstepping

Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Krstic, Miroslav (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
This paper develops an extension of infinite-dimensional backstepping method for parabolic and hyperbolic systems in one ...
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Diseño de misiones de rendezvous con asteroides próximos a la tierra

Montilla García, José Manuel; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (2016)
En este trabajo se estudian los asteroides desde el punto de vista de la Mecánica Orbital bajo la premisa de la necesidad ...
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Analysis of the Effect of Uncertain Average Winds on Cruise Fuel Load

Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Rivas Rivas, Damián (SESAR Joint Undertaking, 2015)
The required fuel load of an aircraft for a given cruise range with uncertain average wind (modelled by a uniform distribution) ...
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Model Predictive Control for Spacecraft Rendezvous in Elliptical Orbits with On/Off Thrusters

Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Gavilán Jiménez, Francisco; Camacho, Eduardo F. (Elsevier, 2015)
In previous works, the authors have developed a trajectory planning algorithm for spacecraft rendezvous which computed ...
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Herramenta para el cálculo de precisión y coberturas de un sistema de navegación por satélite

Soler Lanagrán, Fernando; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (2015)
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Trajectory tracking for fixed-wing UAV using model predictive control and adaptive backstepping

Gavilán Jiménez, Francisco; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Esteban Roncero, Sergio (Elsevier, 2015)
This paper presents a two layer guidance and control system design for fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). On the ...
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Estudio detallado de los puntos de cruce de las trazas de satélites geocéntricos

Tesón Muñoz, Eva; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (2015)
A la hora de diseñar la órbita de un satélite para cumplir una misión concreta es frecuente diseñar órbitas con trazas ...
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Applying complexity science to air traffic management

Cook, Andrew; Blom, H. A.P.; Lillo, Fabrizio; Mantegna, Rosario Nunzio; Miccichè, Salvatore; Rivas Rivas, Damián; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Zanin, Massimiliano (Elsevier Ltd, 2015)
Complexity science is the multidisciplinary study of complex systems. Its marked network orientation lends itself well to ...
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Explicit boundary control of a reaction-diffusion equation on a disk

Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Krstic, Miroslav (Elsevier, 2014)
This paper introduces an explicit full-state boundary feedback law that stabilizes an unstable linear constant-coefficient ...
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Trajectory Planning for Spacecraft Rendezvous in Elliptical Orbits with On / Off Thrusters

Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Gavilán Jiménez, Francisco; Camacho, Eduardo F. (Elsevier, 2014)
In a previous work, the authors developed a trajectory planning algorithm for spacecraft rendezvous which computed optimal ...
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Trajectory Planning for Spacecraft Rendezvous in Elliptical Orbits with On / Off Thrusters

Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Gavilán Jiménez, Francisco; Camacho, Eduardo F. (Elsevier, 2014)
In a previous work, the authors developed a trajectory planning algorithm for spacecraft rendezvous which computed optimal ...
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Resolution of an Antenna-Satellite assignment problem by means of Integer Linear Programming

Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Perea, Federico; Galán Vioque, Jorge Francisco (Elsevier, 2014)
Every day, ground stations need to manage numerous requests for allocation of antenna time slots by customers operating ...
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Marcum Q-functions and explicit kernels for stabilization of 2×2 linear hyperbolic systems with constant coefficients

Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Krstic, Miroslav (Elsevier, 2014)
We find the exact analytical solution to a Goursat PDE system governing the kernels of a backstepping-based boundary control ...
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Propagation of Initial Mass Uncertainty in Aircraft Cruise Flight

Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Rivas Rivas, Damián (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc., 2013)
The propagation of initial mass uncertainty in cruise flight is studied. Two cruise conditions are analyzed: one with given ...
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Local Exponential $H^2$ Stabilization of a $2\times2$ Quasilinear Hyperbolic System Using Backstepping

Coron, Jean Michel; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Krstic, Miroslav; Bastin, Georges (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 2013)
In this work, we consider the problem of boundary stabilization for a quasilinear 2 × 2 system of first-order hyperbolic ...
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Conflict Resolution with Time Constraints in Trajectory-Based Arrival Management

Valenzuela Romero, Alfonso; Rivas Rivas, Damián; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Pozo, Isabel del; Vilaplana, Miguel (SESAR Joint Undertaking, 2012)
The meet-time problem in arrival management is analyzed, that is, the problem of generating conflict-free tra- jectories ...
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Backstepping stabilization of an underactuated 3 X 3 linear hyperbolic system of fluid flow transport equations

Meglio, Florent Di; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Krstic, Miroslav; Petit, Nicolás (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
We investigate the boundary stabilization of a particular subset of 3×3 linear hyperbolic systems with varying coefficients ...
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Chance-constrained model predictive control for spacecraft rendezvous with disturbance estimation

Gavilán Jiménez, Francisco; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Camacho, Eduardo F. (Elsevier, 2012)
A robust Model Predictive Controller (MPC) is used to solve the problem of spacecraft rendezvous, using the Hill–Clohessy–Wiltshire ...
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Optimal Trajectory Generation for UAVs Using Dynamic Trajectory Modeling

Valenzuela Romero, Alfonso; Rivas Rivas, Damián; Gavilán Jiménez, Francisco; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Research, Development and Education on Unmanned Aerial Systems (RED-UAS 2011), 2011)
The generation of optimal trajectories for UAVs in the presence of an average horizontal wind is studied. The generation ...
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Local exponential H2 stabilization of a 2x2 quasilinear hyperbolic system using backstepping

Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Coron, Jean Michel; Krstic, Miroslav; Bastin, Georges (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2011)
We consider the problem of boundary stabilization for a quasilinear 2×2 system of first-order hyperbolic PDEs. We design ...
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Control of the longitudinal flight dynamics of an UAV using adaptive backstepping

Gavilán Jiménez, Francisco; Acosta Rodríguez, José Ángel; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael (Elsevier, 2011)
An adaptive backstepping approach is used to control the longitudinal dynamics of an Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV). The ...
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Output-feedback control of the longitudinal flight dynamics using adaptative backstepping

Gavilán Jiménez, Francisco; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Acosta Rodríguez, José Ángel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2011)
An adaptive backstepping approach is used to design an output feedback control law for the longitudinal dynamics of an ...
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Trajectory Planning for Spacecraft Rendezvous with On / Off Thrusters

Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Gavilán Jiménez, Francisco; Camacho, Eduardo F. (Elsevier, 2011)
The objective of this work is to present a trajectory planning algorithm for spacecraft rendezvous that is able to incorporate ...
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Trajectory Planning for Spacecraft Rendezvous with On / Off Thrusters

Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Gavilán Jiménez, Francisco; Camacho, Eduardo F. (Elsevier, 2011)
The objective of this work is to present a trajectory planning algorithm for spacecraft rendezvous that is able to incorporate ...
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A closed-form feedback controller for stabilization of magnetohydrodynamic channel flow

Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Schuster, Stefan; Krstic, Miroslav (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2009)
We present a PDE boundary controller that stabilizes the velocity, pressure, and electromagnetic fields in a magnetohydrodynamic ...
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Robust Model Predictive Control for Spacecraft Rendezvous with Online Prediction of Disturbance Bounds

Gavilán Jiménez, Francisco; Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Camacho, Eduardo F. (Elsevier, 2009)
A Model Predictive Controller is introduced to solve the problem of rendezvous of spacecraft, using the HCW model and ...
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Control of 1-D parabolic PDEs with Volterra nonlinearities, Part I: Design

Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Krstic, Miroslav (Elsevier, 2008)
Boundary control of nonlinear parabolic PDEs is an open problem with applications that include fluids, thermal, ...
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Control for fast and stable laminar-to-high-Reynolds-numbers transfer in a 2D Navier-Stokes channel flow

Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Trélat, Emmanuel; Coron, Jean Michel (American Institute of Matematical Sciences, 2008)
We consider the problem of generating and tracking a trajectory between two arbitrary parabolic profiles of a periodic 2D ...
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A Closed-Form Feedback Controller for Stabilization of the Linearized 2D Navier-Stokes Poisseuille System

Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Krstic, Miroslav (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2005)
We present a formula for a boundary control law which stabilizes the parabolic profile of an infinite channel flow, which ...
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Volterra boundary control laws for a class of nonlinear parabolic partial differential equations

Vázquez Valenzuela, Rafael; Krstic, Miroslav (Elsevier, 2004)
The efforts on boundary control of general classes of nonlinear parabolic PDEs with nonlinearities of superlinear growth ...