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By M. R. Napolitano, Y. An, B. Seanor

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In contemporary years neural networks were proposed for id and keep watch over of linear and non-linear dynamic platforms. This paper describes the functionality of a neural network-based fault-tolerant method inside a flight keep watch over approach. This fault-tolerant flight keep an eye on method integrates sensor and actuator failure detection, id, and lodging (SFDIA and AFDIA). the 1st job is completed by way of incorporating a primary neural community (MNN) and a suite of n decentralized neural networks (DNNs) to create a method with n sensors which has the facility to discover a large choice of sensor mess ups. the second one scheme implements a similar major neural community built-in with 3 neural community controllers. The contribution of this paper makes a speciality of improvements of the SFDIA scheme to permit the dealing with of sentimental mess ups in addition to addressing the problem of integrating the SFDIA and the AFDIA schemes with out degradation of functionality by way of fake alarm premiums and unsuitable failure identi"cation. the result of the simulation with diversified actuator and sensor disasters with a non-linear plane version are awarded and mentioned.

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