Winter Training 2016-17

Introduction to UAV (Quadcopter) Design

Training Duration: 18 hrs
Suitable For: 1st Yr / 2nd Yr / 3rd / 4th Yr B.Tech. students
Course Objective: During the training, Students will be developing and advanced 250 size racing Quadcopter.. Students will also test and fly the Quadcopter after completion of training.
Prerequisite: No experience is required.
Course Fee: Rs. 3,450/- (including Taxes)
No. of Batches : 1
No. of Seats Left : 1
Training Schedule
Course Content:
  • INTRODUCTION TO UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES
    • Classifications of UAVs
    • DGCA regulations
    • Design Consideration of UAV: Environment, Budget & Time, Airframe Design & Payload
    • Type of Propulsion Systems: Engines & Electric Propulsion
    • Navigation & Flight control Systems: Remote Control, Autopilot Systems & Ground control Station
    • Inertial Measuring Units(IMU): Accelerometers & Gyroscope
    • Space/region mapping: Sonar, Lidar & GPS
    • FPV Systems
    • Flight Simulators
  • SELECTION OF ELECTRONIC HARDWARE
    • Choosing of appropriate components for propulsion (BLDC Motors and ESCs) including thrust calculation.
    • Choosing the right Power System: Batteries (Li-ion, Li-Poly, mAh Ratings, C Ratings) and chargers
    • Choosing the right Flight Controller (8-bit, 32-bit, ACRO, Autopilot)
  • FRAME DESIGN
    • Frame Type (+, x, H, Payload Capacity, Application)
    • Frame material (Nylon, Fibreglass, Wood, Alluminium, Carbon Fibre)
    • Power Handling and Distribution
  • ASSEMBLING & TESTING
    • Soldering Basics
    • How to create proper high capacity electrical connections
    • Frame Assembling
    • Propeller Balancing
    • Motor Balancing
    • Electronic System Wiring
    • Flight Controller Programming
    • Transmitter Receiver Binding
  • FLYING & TUNING
    • Flight Controller set-up
    • Pre-Flight Checks
    • Hover Test
    • Introduction to PID
    • PID Tuning
    • Flight Demonstration
    • Post-Flight Review
    • Review & Doubt Clearing Session
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