The Resource Building a quadcopter with Arduino : design, build, and fly your personal quadcopter, using commonly available electronics to capture incredible photographs and record phenomenal videos, Vasilis Tzivaras

Building a quadcopter with Arduino : design, build, and fly your personal quadcopter, using commonly available electronics to capture incredible photographs and record phenomenal videos, Vasilis Tzivaras

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Building a quadcopter with Arduino : design, build, and fly your personal quadcopter, using commonly available electronics to capture incredible photographs and record phenomenal videos
Title
Building a quadcopter with Arduino
Title remainder
design, build, and fly your personal quadcopter, using commonly available electronics to capture incredible photographs and record phenomenal videos
Statement of responsibility
Vasilis Tzivaras
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation
Member of
Cataloging source
UMI
Dewey number
629.1331352
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL776
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Community experience distilled
Summary expansion
Design, build, and fly your personal quadcopter using market electronics to capture incredible photographs and record phenomenal videosAbout This Book Grasp the knowledge required to assemble your drone with light and cost effective materials Enlighten your understanding about the flight by performing step-by-step pre-flight adjustments and acquiring the instructions for a safe flight Get the best tips to deal with performance issues related to your quadcopterWho This Book Is ForThis book is intended for hobbyists who are looking forward to fulfill their dream of flying a quadcopter clearly made by them. Some basic experience in electronic circuits and aerial vehicles will make it easier for you, however it isn't mandatory.What You Will Learn Review and choose the most suitable material for the build Set up and calibrate all of your electronic parts Control and fly your quadcopter taking into account the weather conditions Maintain your vehicle as much as possible and repair it whenever required Engineer the structure of your vehicle Develop a flight controller with its basic principles Eliminate possible malfunctions in the future Repair your drone if it crashes or faces any damageIn DetailQuadcopters, also known as quadrotors, are gaining more and more popularity in today's world. With the help of these devices, anyone can have an eye in the sky and can monitor any place at any time. You can capture photographs and once a while and perform automated tasks. In this book, you will be informed about all the basic modules and electronics needed to fly a simple quadcopter. You'll delve deep to create a fully-functional quadcopter quickly with the help of Arduino boards. Through this book, you'll develop the skills needed to build a DIY drone that can capture pictures and record videos.Style and approachThis is an easy-to-follow guide with pictorial depictions and technical descriptions to assemble your vehicle
Label
Building a quadcopter with Arduino : design, build, and fly your personal quadcopter, using commonly available electronics to capture incredible photographs and record phenomenal videos, Vasilis Tzivaras
Publication
Note
Includes index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover ; Copyright; Credits; About the Author; About the Reviewer; www.PacktPub.com; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Introduction to Quadcopters ; Basic components; Basic categories; Fully remote-controlled vehicles (fully RCV); Hybrid remote-controlled vehicles (hybrid RCV); Autonomous flying vehicles; Different frame shapes; Flight dynamics; Applications; Research platform; Commercial use; Military and law enforcement; Future potential; Comparison with other aerial vehicles; Difference between quadcopters and airplanes; Difference between quadcopters and helicopters; Summary
  • Chapter 2: Hardware Overview Radio transmitter and receiver (TX/RX); Motors and propellers; Common motor specifications; Choosing a motor; Choosing an appropriate propeller; Choosing the right dimension; Choosing the right material; Gathering more information; Electronic speed controllers; Choosing the appropriate ESC; Battery and charger; Choosing a battery; Choosing a compatible charger; Power distribution boards; Radio transmitter and receiver; Summary; Chapter 3: Creating a Frame ; Market versus DIY; Materials; Wood; Aluminum; Carbon fiber; Plastic; Conclusion; Frame shapes; The X shape
  • Chapter 9: Repair and Maintenance Crash analysis; Common issues; Damaged propellers; Damaged frame; Vibrations; Maintaining your craft; Cleaning the motors; Voltage testing; Summary; Index
  • Step 2 -- accelerometer calibrationStep 3 -- compass calibration; Step 4 -- radio calibration; Summary; Chapter 7 : Flight Instructions; Preflight checklist; Motor checks; Securing connections; Transmitter voltage and settings; Balancing the weight; Location and environment; Signal interference; Long distance flights; Unscheduled landings; Summary; Chapter 8 : Cameras and Extra Functions; Camera for photographs; Position in relation to other components; Vibrations; Camera for FPV; Failsafe parachute landing; Servo mechanism; LED strips; Arduino boards; GPS systems; Summary
  • The plus shapeThe H shape; The racing shape; The stability shape; Summary; Chapter 4: Soldering the Electronics ; Bullet connectors; Motors; ESC; Soldering a banana connection; Stripping the wire; Soldering a banana connector; Soldering a T connector; Soldering the PDB; Summary; Chapter 5 : Electronics Installation; Motor installation; Mounting the propeller; Installing the ESC; Connecting the receiver; Powering up; Summary; Chapter 6: Flight Controller Setup ; About Mission Planner; Uploading firmware; Connecting ArduPilot; Calibrating ArduPilot; Step 1 -- frame type
Control code
ocn935744745
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781785286988
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9781785281846
Other physical details
illustrations
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  • (OCoLC)935744745
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Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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