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Autonomous flight of an unmanned helicopter
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The successful development of an autopilot for an unmanned helicopter is presented. The helicopter model is developed from first principles. The model is decoupled to enable the design of four separate ...
Presisie landing van 'n onbemande vliegtuig
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
This thesis presents the design of a control system for the autonomous precision landing of an unmanned aerial vehicle aided by an infra red camera for precision position measurements. An optimal kinematics state estimator ...
A comparison of control systems for the flight transition of VTOL unmanned aerial vehicles
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2008-03)
This thesis details the development of linear control systems that allow a vertical take-off and landing unmanned aerial vehicle to perform transitions between vertical and horizontal flight. Two mathematical models are ...