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Academic Publications

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Sections for International Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles and Books

  1. Gürsoy, I.Yavrucuk “Direct Adaptive Limit and Control Margin Estimation with Concurrent Learning,” AIAA Journal of Guidance Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 39, No. 6 : pp. 1356-1373, June 2016. DOI: 10.2514/1.G001515
  2. .G.Gürsoy, I.Yavrucuk “Concurrent Learning Enabled Adaptive Limit Detection for Active Pilot Cueing,” AIAA Journal of Aerospace Information Systems, Vol.11, No.8, Aug 2014. DOI:10.25141/1.I010205
  3. Gürsoy, I.Yavrucuk “Paraşüt-Yük SistemleriDinamik Modellenmesi ve Yol-Takibi,” Journal of Electrical, Electronics, Computer and Biomedical Engineering, Vol.3, No.5, p. 49-54, 2103. (Turkish)
  4. Yavrucuk, H.M.Bakir, O.Uzol “Mathematical Modeling of the NOTAR Anti-Torque System for Flight Simulation,” Journal of the American Helicopter Society, Vol.58, p. 1-9, 2013. DOI:10.4050/JAHS.58.022002
  5. Yavrucuk, J.V.R. Prasad “Online Dynamic Trim and Control Limit Estimation ,” AIAA Journal of Guidance Control, and Dynamics, Vol.35, No.5, p.1647-1656, 2012. DOI: 10.2514/1.53116
  6. Yavrucuk, E.S.Kubali, O.Tarimci “A Low Cost Flight Simulator Using Virtual Reality Tools,” IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, Vol.26, No.4, page 10-15, DOI:10.1109/MAES.2011.5763338, April 2011. (Harry Rowe Mimno Award)
  7. Unnikrishnan, J.V.R. Prasad, I.Yavrucuk “Flight Evaluation of Reactionary Envelope Protection System,” Journal of the American Helicopter Society, Vol. 56, Page 1-14, DOI:10.4050/JAHS.56.012009, Jan 2011.
  8. Uzol, I.Yavrucuk, N. Sezer-Uzol “Panel Method Based Path Planning and Collaborative Target Tracking for Swarming Micro Air Vehicles in Urban Environment,” AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol.47, No.2, Page 544-550, DOI: 10.2514/1.45469, Mar-Apr 2010.
  9. Yavrucuk, J.V.R. Prasad, S. Unnikrishnan “Envelope Protection for Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicles,” AIAA Journal of Guidance Control, and Dynamics, Vol.32, No.1, Page 248-261, DOI: 10.2514/1.35265 Jan-Feb 2009.
  10. Vachtsevanos, F. Rufus, J.V.R. Prasad, I. Yavrucuk, D. Schrage, B. Heck and L. Wills, “An Intelligent Methodology for Real-time Adaptive Mode Transitioning and Limit Avoidance of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles,” Book Chapter in “Software-Enabled Control: Information Technologies for Dynamical Systems,” A John Wiley/IEEE Press book, 2002.

International Peer-Reviewed Conference Articles

  1. Ekinci, S.Usenmez, I.Yavrucuk, O.Uzol, “Development and Testing of a Fuzzy Logic Controller for a Small Turbojet Engine ,“ Proceedings of AIAA Scitech Conference, San Diego, CA, Jan. 2016
  2. Gursoy, I.Yavrucuk, “Non-Iterative Direct Adaptive Control Margin Estimation,” Proceedings of EuroGNC Conference, Toulouse, France April. 2015 (Best Student Paper)
  3. Okatan, G.Gursoy, I.Yavrucuk, “Kalman Filter Based Modification on Helicopter Adaptive Control,” Proceedings of AIAA Scitech Conference, Orlando, FL, Jan. 2015
  4. Gursoy, I.Yavrucuk, “A Non-Iterative Direct Approach to Adaptive Limit and Control Margin Estimation,” Proceedings of AIAA Scitech Conference, Orlando, FL, Jan. 2015 (Best Student Paper)
  5. Usenmez, S.Ekinci, O.Uzol, I.Yavrucuk, “Application of a Fuzzy Logic Controller for Speed Control on a Small-Scale Turbojet Engine ,“ Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo Dusseldorf, June 2014
  6. Gursoy, Y.Novikov, I.Yavrucuk, “Engine Limit Detection and Avoidance for Helicopters with Multiple Limits,” Proceedings of AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, Boston, MA, Aug. 2013
  7. Yavrucuk, G.Gursoy, Y. Novikov, “Online Detection and Avoidance of Helicopter TGT Limits,” Proceedings of 69th American Helicopter Society Forum, Phoenix, AZ, May 2013
  8. Gursoy, A.Prach, I.Yavrucuk, “Design of a Waypoint Tracking Control Algorithm for Parachute-Payload Systems,” Proceedings of 2nd CEAS Specialist Conference on Guidance, Navigation & Control, TU Delft, Netherlands, April 2013
  9. Yucel, I.Yavrucuk,”A Reactionary Obstacle Avoidance Algorithm for Autonomous Vehicles,” Proceedings of AIAA Aerospace Science Meeting, Grapeville, TX, Aug. 2013
  10. Gursoy, O.Tarımcı, I.Yavrucuk, “Helicopter Slung Load Simulations Using Heli-Dyn+,” Proceedings of AIAA Modeling ang Simulation Technologies Conference, Minneapolis, MN, Aug. 2012
  11. Yavrucuk, G.Gursoy, European Rotorcraft Forum “Limit Margin Prediction For Helicopters Using Long Term Learning Adaptive Neural Networks”, Proceedings of European Rotorcraft Forum, Milan Italy, September 2011
  12. Tekinalp, S.Isik, I.Yavrucuk, “Fault Tolerant Control of an Over Actuated UAV,” Proceedings of AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Portland, OR, USA, Aug 2011
  13. Tiryaki Kutluay, I.Yavrucuk, “Dynamic Inversion Based Control of a Missile with L1 Adaptive Control Augmentation,” IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems & Control (MSC),Tokyo, Japan, September 2010
  14. Gursoy, I.Yavrucuk “Concurrent Learning Enabled Adaptive Limit Detection for Active Pilot Cueing,” American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Ontario, Canada, August 2010.
  15. Yavrucuk, H.M.Bakir, O.Uzol “Mathematical Modeling of the NOTAR Anti-Torque System for Flight Simulation,” 66th AHS Annual Forum, Phoenix, AZ, May 2010.
  16. Cakir, A.M.Erkmen, I.Yavrucuk,”Cooperation Control of Three UAVs for Aerial Rescue and Aerial Retrieval,” International Conference on Adaptive Science&Technology, Accra, Ghana, December 2009
  17. Yilmaz, M.Pavel, I.Yavrucuk,”Helicopter Design for Handling Qualities Enhancement,” European Rotorcraft Forum, Hamburg, September 2009.
  18. Yavrucuk, E.S.Kubali, O.Tarimci, D.Yilmaz, “A Low Cost Flight Simulator Using Virtual Reality Tools,” American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Modelling and Simulation Conference, Chicago, IL, USA, August 2009.
  19. Tekinalp, T.Unlu and I.Yavrucuk, “Simulation and Flight Control of a Tilt Duct UAV,” American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Modelling and Simulation Conference, Chicago, IL, USA, August 2009.
  20. Cevik, O.Uzol, I.Yavrucuk, “A Robust Design Optimization of a Mixed-Flow Compressor Impeller,” to be presented at ASME Turbo Expo 2009, Orlando, Florida, June.
  21. Tarimci, D.Yilmaz and I.Yavrucuk, “On the Level of Center of Gravity Modeling Error in Neural Network Based Adaptive Controller Design,” European Rotorcraft Forum, Liverpool, 2008.
  22. Uzol, I.Yavrucuk, N.Sezer-Uzol “Collaborative Target Tracking for Swarming MAVs Using Potential Fields and Panel Methods,” American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Honolulu, HI, USA, August 2008.
  23. Kargin, I.Yavrucuk,”Autolanding Strategies for a Fixed wing UAV Under adverse Atmospheric Conditions,” American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Honolulu, HI, USA, August 2008.
  24. Kocer, G., Uzol, O., Yavrucuk, I., 2008, “Simulation of the Transient Response of a Helicopter Turboshaft Engine to Hot-Gas Ingestion,” Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2008 Berlin, Germany, June 9-13, 2008.
  25. Yavrucuk, O.Uzol, “Panel Method-Based Motion Planning for Swarming MAVs with Probabilistic Target Tracking,” American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Hilton Head, SC, USA, August 2007
  26. Ulku, I.Yavrucuk, T.Aybar, “A Multi-Purpose Helicopter Technology Demonstrator For Engineering Students,” American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Modelling and Simulation Conference, Hilton Head, SC, USA, August 2007
  27. Drozeski, I. Yavrucuk, E. Johnson, J.V.R. Prasad, D. Schrage, G. Vachtsevanos, “Application of Software Enabled Control Technologies to a Full-Scale Unmanned Helicopter, “AIAA-2005-6234, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference and Exhibit, San Francisco, California, USA, Aug. 15-18, 2005
  28. Unnikrishnan, I.Yavrucuk, J.V.R. Prasad, “Reactionary Envelope Protection for Autonomous UAVs,” 61st AHS Annual Forum, Grapevine, TX, June 2005.
  29. Yavrucuk, “Simulation Based Envelope Protection Systems for Unmanned Rotorcraft,” AHS Specialists” Meeting on Unmanned Rotorcraft, Chandler, AZ, Jan 2005.
  30. V.R. Prasad, S. Unnikrishnan, I. Yavrucuk, “Envelope Protection Systems for UAVs,” 4th Australian Pacific Vertiflite Conference on Helicopter Technology, Melbourne, Australia, July 2003.
  31. Yavrucuk, S. Unnikrishnan, J.V.R. Prasad, “Envelope Protection in Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicles,” 59th AHS Annual Forum, Phoenix, Arizona, May 2003. (Best Session Paper)
  32. Yavrucuk, J.V.R. Prasad, “Adaptive Limit Margin Prediction and Control Cueing for Carefree Maneuvering of VTOL Aircraft,” AHS Flight Controls and Crew System Design Technical Specialists” Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 2002.
  33. V.R. Prasad, I.Yavrucuk, “Adaptive Limit Prediction and Avoidance for Rotorcraft,”28th European Rotorcraft Forum, Bristol, UK, Sept. 2002.
  34. Yavrucuk, S. Unnikrishnan,  J.V.R. Prasad, “Carefree Maneuvering Using Neural Networks,” AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, Monterey, CA, August 2002. (Best Student Paper Award)
  35. Yavrucuk, J.V.R. Prasad,  A.J. Calise, S. Unnikrishnan,  “Adaptive Limit Control Margin Prediction and Avoidance,” 58th AHS Annual Forum, June 2002.
  36. Yavrucuk, J.V.R. Prasad, “Adaptive Limit Detection and Avoidance for Carefree Maneuvering,” AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, Montreal, Canada, August 2001. (Best Paper Finalist)
  37. Yavrucuk, J.V.R. Prasad, “Limit Detection and Avoidance for Heli UAV”s,” 57th AHS Annual Forum, May 2001.
  38. Yavrucuk, J.V.R. Prasad, “Automatic Limit Detection and Avoidance,” AHS Aeromechanics Specialists Meeting, Atlanta,GA, 2000.
  39. Kahn, S. Kannan, I.Yavrucuk, “Gtmars-Flight Mission Computer Architecture,” AHS Graduate Design Competition, 2001. (1st Place)
  40. Yavrucuk, J.V.R. Prasad, “Reconfigurable Flight Controller for Extreme Maneuvering of Heli-UAVs,” AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, Denver, CO, August 2000.
  41. Yavrucuk, J.V.R. Prasad, “Simulation of Reconfigurable Heli-UAV”s Using Main Rotor RPM Control In Failure Modes,” AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, Portland, August 1999.
  42. JVR Prasad, I. Yavrucuk, “Reconfigurable Flight Control Using RPM Control For Heli-UAV”s,” 25. European Rotorcraft Forum, Rome, Italy, Sept., 1999.
  43. Kannan, C. Restrepo, I. Yavrucuk, L. Wills, J.V.R. Prasad, D.P. Schrage, “Simulation and Flight Control Integration Using the Open Control Platform for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles,” 18th AIAA Digital Avionics Conference, 1999.
  44. Kannan, J. Hur, G. Saroufiem, I. Yavrucuk, “Georgia Tech UAV Software Systems,” AUVSI Proceedings, 1999.
  45. Y. Burdun, D.N. Mavris, D.P. Schrage, I. Yavrucuk, “Computer Simulation of Selected Failure Modes and Operational Conditions for Rotorcraft,” Heli Japan 98 Conference, Gifu, Japan, 21-23 April 1998. D2-4.

National Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers

  1. Üşenmez, S.Ekinci, I.Yavrucuk, O.Uzol, ” Bulanık Mantık Kontrolcüsü ile Küçük Ölçekli Turbojet Motorları Devir Kontrolü Uygulaması,” Türkiye Otomatik Kontrol Konferansı, Kocaeli, Eylul 2014
  2. Ekinci, S.Üşenmez, I.Yavrucuk, A.T.Kutay, O.Uzol, K.Kahraman, “ArGe’den Ürüne FADEC Geliştirme Süreci” SAVTEK , Ankara 2014.
  3. Novikov, G.Gürsoy, O.Uzol, I.Yavrucuk, “Helikopter Simülatörleri için Dinamik Turboşaft Motor Modeli Geliştirilmesi ve Simülatöre Entegrasyonu,” USMOS, Haziran 2013
  4. Gürsoy, O.Tarımcı, I.Yavrucuk, “Helikopter Otopilotları için Yaklışma Üst Modu Tasarımı ve Simülasyonu,” USMOS 2013, Haziran 2013
  5. Gürsoy, I.Yavrucuk, “Paraşüt-Yük Sistemlerinin Dinamik Modellenmesi ve Nokta Kontrolü,” SAVTEK Konferansı, Ankara, Haziran 2012
  6. Gürsoy, O. Tarımcı, E. Kubalı, I.Yavrucuk, “Heli-Dyn+ Kullanılarak Helikopter-Yük Sistemi Simülasyonlarının Gerçeklenmesi,” SAVTEK Konferansı, Ankara, Haziran 2012
  7. Tarimci, M.Turkal, I.Yavrucuk,”Heli-Dyn+ Kullanılarak Helikopter için Kontrolcü Geliştirilmesi,” SAVTEK Konferansı, Ankara, Haziran 2012
  8. K.Yillikci, D.P. Schrage and I.Yavrucuk A Strategy Development APproach for a Small General Aviation Helicopter Program, ”Ankara International Aerospace Conference, Ankara, August 2011
  9. Gursoy, I.Yavrucuk,”Long Term Learning Adaptive Neural Network Estimator Based Limit Detection,” IFAC Adaptation and Learning in Control and Signal Processing (ALCOSP) Conference, Antalya, August 2010
  10. Tiryaki Kutluay, I.Yavrucuk,”Dynamic Inversion Based Control of a Missile with L1 Adaptive Control Augmentation,” IFAC Adaptation and Learning in Control and Signal Processing (ALCOSP) Workshop, Antalya, August 2010
  11. Yavrucuk, O.Tarımcı, M.Katırcıoğlu, D.Yılmaz, E.Kubalı,”Entegre bir Helikopter Dınamık Modelleme, Simülasyon ve Analiz Ortamı,” SAVTEK, Ankara, 2010
  12. Ekinci, Y.E.Arslantaş, I.Yavrucuk,”Insansız Helikopterin Uçuş Kontrol Algoritmalarının Geliştirilmesi için Test Platformu Çalışmaları,” SAVTEK, Ankara, 2010
  13. Ekinci, I.Yavrucuk,“Küçük İnsansız Hava Araçları İçin Düşük Maliyetli Otopilot Tasarımı”, UHUK, Eskişehir, 2010
  14. Yavrucuk, S.Selvi, O.Tarimci “Helicopter Sizing for the Turkish Market Using Concurrent Engineering Tools,” Ankara International Aerospace Conference, Ankara, August 2009
  15. Yavrucuk, E.S.Kubali, O.Tarimci “The SCALAB Virtual Reality Simulator,” Ankara International Aerospace Conference, Ankara, August 2009
  16. Yilmaz, M.D.Pavel, I.Yavrucuk “Development of Complementary Helicopter Handling Qualities Criteria Based on Performance and Vibratory Loads,” Ankara International Aerospace Conference, Ankara, August 2009.
  17. Sagiroglu, I.Yavrucuk “Adaptive Neural Network Applications on Missile Controller Design,” Ankara International Aerospace Conference, Ankara, August 2009.
  18. Cakir, B.Demir, O.Tekinalp, I.Yavrucuk “Flight Control System Design and Integration for a Small UAV Test Bed,” Ankara International Aerospace Conference, Ankara, August 2009.
  19. Isik, O.Tekinalp, I.Yavrucuk,”Flight Control System Design for an Unmanned Air Vehicle,” Ankara International Aerospace Conference, Ankara, August 2009.
  20. H.Ercin, O.Tekinalp, I.Yavrucuk, “Helicopter Flight Simulation and Automatic Flight Control System Design,” Ankara International Aerospace Conference, Ankara, August 2009.
  21. Tarımcı, D.Yılmaz, I.Yavrucuk, “Helikopterler için Sinir Ağı Tabanlı Adaptif Kontrolcü Tasarımında Ağırlık erkezi Modelleme Hatasının Önemi,”Türk Otomatik Kontrol (TOK) Konferansı, Istanbul, Ekim 2008
  22. Yilmaz, I.Yavrucuk, “Development of A Flight Dynamics Model For A UH-1H Helicopter Simulator,” Ankara International Aerospace Conference, Ankara, September, 2007
  23. Tarimci, I.Yavrucuk, “Simulation Evaluation of A Flight Control System for An Autonomous Fullsize Helicopter,” Ankara International Aerospace Conference, Ankara, September, 2007
  24. Kargin, I.Yavrucuk, “Development of A Flight Control System For A UAV In Autonomous Landing,” Ankara International Aerospace Conference, Ankara, September, 2007
  25. Arslan, E.Arikan, I. Yavrucuk, “Dağıtık Uçuş Sistemlerinin Komuta Kontrol Tasarımı ve Geliştirilmesi için Simulasyon Tabanlı Test Platformu Yazılımı F-SIM”, USMOS Ankara, June 2007
  26. Uzol, I.Yavrucuk,”Sürü Halinde Uçan Mikro Hava Araçları için Akışkanlar Mekaniği Tabanlı Güzergah Belirleme Yöntemi,” Türk Otomatik Kontrol Konferansı (TOK), Sabancı Üniversitesi, Istanbul, September 2007
  27. Yavrucuk, A.T.Kutay, “Adaptive Neural Network Based Control System Applications for Autonomous UAVs,” presented at the Ankara International Aerospace Conference, METU, Ankara, Turkey, September, 2005
  28. Yavrucuk, E.Arslan,”Insansiz Hava Araclarininin Komuta Kontrol Sisrtemnleri Tasarimi ve Gelistirilmesi icin simulasyon Tabanli Test Platformu,” Savtek, Ankara, June, 2006
  29. Cevik, I.Yavrucuk, O.Uzol,”Ulusal Insansiz Muharip Hava Araci (Imha) Ihtiyacinda Etkin Sistem Tasarimi ve Itki Alt Sisteminin Degerlendirilmesi,” Savtek, Ankara, June 2006
  30. Onur Tarımcı, Güliz Bulut, Zeynep Çakır, Öznur Yemenici, Güneş Aydın, İlkay Yavrucuk , “Iki Kisilik Turbin Motorlu Bir Egitim Helikopterinin Konsept Tasarimi 1. Kisim: METUCOPTER,” I.Ulusal Havacilik ve Uzay Konferansi, Ankara, September 2006