UAV's, Micro air vehicles, Adaptive control, Magnetometers, Attitude estimation, Optic flow sensor
Sponsorship: Air Force Research Laboratory / Munitions Directorate. During this project we focused on four primary objectives which are listed below. 1. Magnetometer Integration. Integrate and flight test magnetometers with the current version of the autopilot (Spiral 1). 2. Height-Above-Ground Sensor Integration. Integrate and flight test height-above-ground sensors with the current version of the autopilot (Spiral 1). 3. Automatic Gain Adjustment. Develop and flight test automatic gain adjustment algorithms that automatically tune the servo loops of the autopilot. 4. Automatic Trim Seeking. Develop and flight test automatic trim seeking algorithms to recursively estimate the trim values of the UAV.
Original Publication Citation
BYU Magic Lab
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Beard, Randal and McLain, Timothy W., "Navigation and Control Technologies for Autonomous Micro Vehicles" (2005). All Faculty Publications. 1309.
Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology
Electrical and Computer Engineering
© 2005 Randal Beard and Timothy McLain
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