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PID Controller for Thrust Vector Controlling of High Power Rocket

We are trying to design a Thrust Vector Control system for a High Power Rocket using PID Controller. Can anyone guide us what approach should we use to create this Controller? Rocket Details: Mass: ...
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What kind of security while using solid propellent? [closed]

I'am going to to make a propulsion test with sugar and $\mathrm{KNO}_3$ (with large quantities). What should I wear before to protect myself?
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What properties define a good solid propellant for a hybrid engine? (e.g. why not use wood?)

This comment got me thinking... Pure oxygen from a tank of LOX can allow a wide variety of materials to be used as a convenient if not always optimal rocket propellant; things like parafin and sugar ...