Fin of a subsonic projectile produce maneuvering force and moment that control the rotation angle of a projectile fin during flight. The objective of this paper is to study the feasibility of using piezoelectric actuator and fuzzy logic control to create a smart fin. The fin is rotated by a beam-based piezoelectric actuator, which has an end fixed to the rotation axle of the fine while the other end is pinned at the tip of the fin. A model of the dynamics of the system is obtained using the finite element approach. A fuzzy logic controller for the fin is designed. The membership functions of the fuzzy variables for this controller are determined using a hybrid genetic algorithm. Simulation results show that the proposed controller worked satisfactorily.

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