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Design and Manufacturing of X-Shape Quadcopter

Khaled Hassan Mostafa, Ayman Shehata Thabet, Abdelrady Okasha Elnady
2022 Zenodo  
Surveillance, military operations, fire detection, agriculture, spyware, and a variety of other applications are all new to it.  ...  This article details the design process, including component selection and manufacturing of X-shape quadcopter.  ...  We consider ourselves extremely lucky to be able to work under the guidance of such a dynamic personality.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6503720 fatcat:zkrwjjb5vvhwhewlz7ycgfnsgi

Brushless direct current motor efficiency characterization

D. van Niekerk, M. Case, D.V. Nicolae
2015 2015 Intl Aegean Conference on Electrical Machines & Power Electronics (ACEMP), 2015 Intl Conference on Optimization of Electrical & Electronic Equipment (OPTIM) & 2015 Intl Symposium on Advanced Electromechanical Motion Systems (ELECTROMOTION)  
Currently the most popular trend is to use a permanent magnet brushless direct current (BLDC) model motor.  ...  The use of a compact lightweight efficient propulsion system is one of the main technological requirements for a long endurance electric Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).  ...  Designers of long endurance electric-propelled UAVs must first be able to identify an efficient BLDC model motor construction design for their intended application.  ... 
doi:10.1109/optim.2015.7426988 fatcat:xorzxwr5qjdyzg4gk6giwyykj4

DESIGN OF A FLIGHT CONTROLLER AND PERIPHERALS FOR A QUADCOPTER

Athanasios Sigalos, Michail Papoutsidakis, Avraam Chatzopoulos, Dimitrios Piromalis
2019 International Journal of Engineering Applied Sciences and Technology  
Finally, we present the method of operation of the quadcopter and we list the parts required for its typical operation, before making our conclusion comments.  ...  This paper will present the process of designing and implementing a controller that will be able to maintain control of a quadcopter.  ...  Brushless DC motors A motor converts the supplied electric energy into mechanical. Brushless DC motors are synchronous direct current driven motors.  ... 
doi:10.33564/ijeast.2019.v04i05.067 fatcat:6jdt5jtcfffnrikgobo6f6ebzu

Unmanned Aerial Systems for Civil Applications: A Review

Higinio González-Jorge, Joaquin Martínez-Sánchez, Martín Bueno, and Pedor Arias
2017 Drones  
The present work is a review of unmanned aerial systems technology and their subsystems (frame, propellers, motors and batteries, payloads, and data processing).  ...  Different applications are evaluated, related to remote sensing, spraying of liquids, and logistics. An overview of the regulatory framework is also developed.  ...  Martínez-Sánchez focused his work on UAV subsystems (frame, propellers, motors, batteries, and autopilot). M. Bueno developed the subsystems part related to payloads and data processing. P.  ... 
doi:10.3390/drones1010002 fatcat:4eylrhov7vhs3n3mdpfv3txnbm

Design of an Electric Propulsion System for a Quadrotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Michael J. Stepaniak, Frank Van Graas, Maarten Uijt De Haag
2009 Journal of Aircraft  
Brushless Motor A 10 Ib payload is enabled by efficient, high-power, brushless, direct-current (dc) motors coupled with high-energy-density lithium- polymer batteries.  ...  A relatively new type of brushless dc motor uses an outrunner configuration, in which the base and armature windings are fixed to the airframe and the outer case spins as part of the rotor [17].  ... 
doi:10.2514/1.38409 fatcat:mwbtsjj2dvhohovcnzvncxmsui

Energy-efficient Autonomous Four-rotor Flying Robot Controlled at 1 kHz

Daniel Gurdan, Jan Stumpf, Michael Achtelik, Klaus-Michael Doth, Gerd Hirzinger, Daniela Rus
2007 Engineering of Complex Computer Systems (ICECCS), Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on  
Our flying platform offers a 1 kHz control frequency and motor update rate, in combination with powerful brushless DC motors in a light-weight package.  ...  We describe an efficient, reliable, and robust fourrotor flying platform for indoor and outdoor navigation.  ...  We are also grateful to Iuliu Vasilescu and Carrick Detweiler for technical support during the development and experiments. Support for this work has been provided in part by a MURI grant.  ... 
doi:10.1109/robot.2007.363813 dblp:conf/icra/GurdanSADHR07 fatcat:3rimclrsqbfnzplphnuoxul64q

Bionic Ornithopter Owl (Stealth Flight)

G. Hemalatha, S. Arulgnanasundari, R. Prithviraj, D. Godwin Sam
2019 Zenodo  
Our experiments will open a port for next generation flight development for drone applications. Our logic is nothing can fly efficient as the birds do.  ...  Flying upward, downward, left, right and 360 degree rolling is possible with this tail combination. We used micro servo motors for tail mechanism.  ...  Brushless DC Motor (BLDC) A brushless DC motor consists of a rotor in kind of a static magnet and mechanical device in kind of poly section coil windings.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2609009 fatcat:qwyki7a7fjhhjlqjgydvdbn2bi

Review of Propulsion System Design Strategies for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Cinzia Amici, Federico Ceresoli, Marco Pasetti, Matteo Saponi, Monica Tiboni, Simone Zanoni
2021 Applied Sciences  
According to the literature, design methods dramatically change depending on the expected applications and working conditions of UAVs, so that the detailed design of specific drone elements and propulsion  ...  Finally, literature indications and hints were combined into an integrated framework for the functional design of the propulsion system of UAVs.  ...  motor used was a brushless DC.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11115209 fatcat:esyfn6dsunandmuocbzhqyq73u

Quadrotor Aircraft Design based on the K60 Controller

Yuru Wang, Ping Li, Zhenping Lan, Baoying Li, Chen Li
2017 Journal of Engineering Science and Technology Review  
The stability of flight attitude is an important evaluation index of quadrotor aircraft applications.  ...  Therefore, this study realizes the rapid adjustment of flight attitude and improvements in flight stability.  ...  For mini-sized motors, a large propeller decreases motor efficiency and causes serious motor heating. By contrast, a small propeller for large-sized motors leads to low-flight efficiency.  ... 
doi:10.25103/jestr.106.04 fatcat:xmla73gtrbfw3cubv3onagnxua

Minimum-energy path generation for a quadrotor UAV

Fabio Morbidi, Roel Cano, David Lara
2016 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)  
To address this issue, by leveraging the electrical model of a brushless DC motor, we explicitly determine minimum-energy paths between a predefined initial and final configuration of a quadrotor by solving  ...  A major limitation of existing battery-powered quadrotor UAVs is their reduced flight endurance.  ...  Electrical model of a brushless DC motor The model for a battery-powered brushless DC motor takes into account the energy dissipated in the resistive and inductive windings, and the energy required to  ... 
doi:10.1109/icra.2016.7487285 dblp:conf/icra/MorbidiCL16 fatcat:5il2upktlfbtfkp6ni3ejqycay

Low-Cost Experimental Methodology for the Dynamic Model Approximation of Multirotor Actuators

Walter A. Mayorga-Macías, Luis E. González-Jiménez, Marco A. Meza-Aguilar, Luis F. Luque-Vega
2020 International Journal of Aerospace Engineering  
These actuators are usually brushless DC motors which are driven by electronic speed controllers in an open loop.  ...  However, during the control design procedure for the multirotor, it is important to account with a model of the actuators as its dynamical features define the closed-loop performance of the overall aircraft  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by the National Council of Science and Technology of México under grants no. 335335 and no. 261774.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2020/9263961 fatcat:3d7pgxxowbfnbpq5nzr4epkhie

Robust Nonlinear Control of BLDC Motor in Quadcopter Applications

Steven Elliott, Thomas Carr
2016 American journal of undergraduate research  
Research groups have analyzed the performance of brushless direct current (BLDC) motors with nonlinear effects in various applications, focusing on areas such as friction's effect on position.  ...  This paper describes the development of a nonlinear closed loop motor control system for a quadcopter micro-unmanned aerial vehicle (micro-UAV) platform.  ...  An equivalent circuit model of a series DC motor. Figure 3 . 3 Figure 3. Simulink model of the electric current control for the DC motor.  ... 
doi:10.33697/ajur.2016.011 fatcat:bbgyr323angr7enp5c4j6tbhre

Method for Characterization of a Multirotor UAV Electric Propulsion System

Petar Piljek, Denis Kotarski, Matija Krznar
2020 Applied Sciences  
Since this type of UAV is characterized by high energy consumption, it is of most importance to precisely choose the system parameters and components in order to achieve the required flight performance  ...  In this paper, a method for characterization of the multirotor UAV propulsion system is proposed, which is a fundamental step in the design process of this type of UAV.  ...  Table 1 . 1 Considered EPU setups for selected brushless DC (BLDC) motors.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app10228229 fatcat:7ycvp2a7uvhpfnuadsjzavr32m

A Survey on Remotely Operated Quadrotor Aerial Vehicle using the Camera Perspective

Debadatta sahoo, Amit kumar, K. Sujatha
2010 International Journal of Computer Applications  
This survey paper presents a mission-centric approach to controlling the optical axis of a video camera mounted on a camera manipulator and fixed to a quad rotor remotely operated vehicle.  ...  A four-DOF quad rotor, UAV model will be combined with a two-DOF camera kinematic model to create a single system to provide a full six DOF actuation of the camera view.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors gratefully acknowledge the authorities of Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute, Chennai, India, for the facilities provided to carry out this research work.  ... 
doi:10.5120/1622-2181 fatcat:bmaizonstbejznikfzksgyhm2u

A Novel Approach for Brushless DC Motors Characterization in Drones Based on Chaos

Ramon V. Medeiros, Jorge G. S. Ramos, Tiago Nascimento, Abel C. Lima Filho, Alisson Brito
2018 Drones  
A novel technique named Signal Analysis based on Chaos using Density of Maxima (SAC-DM) is presented to analyze Brushless Direct Current (BLDC) motors behavior.  ...  The proposed approach is compared with the traditional Fast-Fourier Transform (FFT) and the experiments analyzing a BLDC motor of a drone demonstrates similar results but computationally simpler than that  ...  Using the maximum entropy principle and extensions of chaos theory, we propose a procedure for characterizing the chaos in brushless motors analyzing a generic amount q(t).  ... 
doi:10.3390/drones2020014 fatcat:dshvzofdsfa6fmct6purkcjohm
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