Autonomous unmanned aerial surveillance vehicle - autonomous control and flight dynamics

Littleton, Craig Andrew (2005) Autonomous unmanned aerial surveillance vehicle - autonomous control and flight dynamics. [USQ Project] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The field of autonomous UAV research and development is a rapidly expanding sector of engineering. Technological advances in aircraft design, solid state devices, communications and battery technology have allowed for a shift in UAV technology from purely militarised applications towards lower cost general aviation purposes. The overall project (when combined with 'navigation and user Interface', Knox 2005) sought to develop a low cost, fixed wing UAV system to conduct specific flight path surveillance over a pre-determined waypoint path. This particular section of the project focussed on the task of controlling the stability of the aircraft during its mission.


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Item Type: USQ Project
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:22
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:32
Uncontrolled Keywords: unmanned aerial vehicles; UAVs; flight control system; autonomous
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 09 Engineering > 0901 Aerospace Engineering > 090106 Flight Dynamics
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/496

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