Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
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Dale Frederick Enns
Adjunct Associate Professor, part-time

Contact Information

Ashley James 

Degrees
B.S., Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota, 1979.
M.S., Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, 1980.
Ph.D., Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University,1984.

Experience
1979-Present, Senior Research Fellow
Honeywell Systems and Research Center, Minneapolis, MN

Principal Publications of Last Five Years

  • Enns, D.F., Bugajski, D.J., Hendrick, R.C., and Stein, G., "Dynamic Inversion: An Evolving Methodology for Flight Control Design," International Journal of Control, January 1994.
  • Enns, D.F., "Analysis of Sensor Suites for a Guided Projectile," IEEE Conference on Controls System Applications, Dayton, OH, September 1992.
  • Enns, D.F., Bugajski, D.J., and Tannenbaum, A., "Preliminary u-synthesis Design for the ATB-1000," Tenth Army Conference on Applied Mathematics and Computing, West Point, NY, June 1992.
  • Bugajski, D.J., Enns, D.F., and Hendrick, R.C., "Nonlinear Control Law Design for High Angle-of-Attack," Proc. of the High Angle-of-Attack Projects and Technology Conference, NASA Cong. Publ. CP-3137, Edwards, CA, 21-23 April 1992.
  • Morton, B., Enns, D.G., and Zhang B.Y., "Stability of Dynamic Inversion Control Laws Applied to Nonlinear Aircraft Pitch Axis Models," AFOSR Workshop on the Theory and Applications of Nonlinear Control, St. Louis, Missouri, 15-16 August 1991, and Institute for Math and Its Applications Preprint Series #1245, University of Minnesota, July 1994.
  • Enns, D.F., "Robust Nonlinear Multivariable Control Applications and Problems," AFOSR Workshop on the Theory and Applications of Nonlinear Control, St. Louis, Missouri, 15-16 August 1991.
  • Bugajski, D.J., Enns, D.F., "A Nonlinear Control Law With Application to High Angle-of-Attack Flight," Proc. of AIAA GNC Conference, Portland, Oregon, August 1990 and AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, May/June 1992.
  • Snell, A.S., Enns, D.F., Garrard, W.L., "Nonlinear Inversion Flight Control for a Supermaneuverable Aircraft," Proc. of AIAA GNC Conference, Portland, Oregon August, 1990 and AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, July/Aug 1992.
  • Enns, D.F., Ozbay, H., Tannenbaum, A., "Abstract Model and Controller Design for an Unstable Aircraft," Proc. of AIAA GNC Conference, Portland, Oregon August 1990, and AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 15, No. 2, March-April 1992.
  • Garrard, W.L., Enns, D.F., Snell, A.S., "Nonlinear Feedback Control of Highly Maneuverable Aircraft," International Journal of Control, Vol. 56, No. 4, 1992.
  • Enns, D.F., "Recent Aerospace Applications of Robust Nonlinear Multivariable Controls," Winter Annual Meeting of the ASME, Atlanta, Georgia, 2 December 1991.
  • Snell, A.S., Enns, D.F., Garrard, W.L., "Optimization of Lateral-Directional Dynamics for an Aircraft Operating at High Angle-of-Attack," Proceedings of the AIAA Conference on Guidance, Navigation, and Control, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 1991.
  • Enns, D.F., Ozbay, H., Tannenbaum, A., "Numerical Computation and Approximations of H-infinity Optimal Controllers for a 2-Parameter Distributed Model of an Unstable Aircraft," IEEE International Conference on Systems Engineering, Fairborn, Ohio, 1-3 August 1991.
  • Enns, D.F., "Structured Singular Value Synthesis Design Example: Rocket Stabilization," 1990 American Control Conference, San Diego, California, June 1990 and IEEE Control Systems Magazine, Vol. ll, No. 4 June 1991.
  • Enns, D.F., Bugajski, D.J., "First Steps Towards a Robust Nonlinear HARV Flight Control Solution," NASA High Angle-of-Attack Technology Conference, Hampton, Virginia, 1 November 1990.
  • Enns, D.F., Hendrick, R.C., Roatcap, R., Caton, J.H., "A Longitudinal Flight Control Law Design Method with Application to a NASP Confiruration" Ninth National Aero-Space Plane Technology Symposium, Orlando, Florida, November 1990.
  • Enns, D.F., "Robustness of Dynamic Inversion vs. Mu Synthesis: Lateral-Directional Flight Control Example," Proceedings of the AIAA Conference on Guidance, Navigation, and Control, Portland, Oregon, August 1990.
  • Jackson, M.R., Enns, D.F., "Lateral-Directional Control of an Aircraft Using Structured Singular Value Synthesis," AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Portland, Oregon, August 1990.
  • Enns, D.F., "Control Laws for the X-29 Research Aircraft," Scientific Honeyweller, January 1990.

Scientific and Professional Societies
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Honors and Awards
Tau Beta Pi (Engineering)
Sigma Gamma Tau (Aeronautical Engineering)
Sigma Xi (Graduate School)
Fellowship, Stanford University
Initiative Awards(5), Honeywell Inc.

Subjects and Courses Taught:
Undergraduate/Graduate
AEM 5319--Dynamics and Control of Aerospace Vehicles
AEM 5438--Intermediate Dynamics

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