System identification, estimation and control for a cost effective open-source quadcopter
Sa, Inkyu & Corke, Peter (2012) System identification, estimation and control for a cost effective open-source quadcopter. In Papanikolopoulos, Nikos (Ed.) Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, IEEE, River Center, Saint Paul, Minnesota, pp. 2202-2209.
This paper describes system identification, estimation and control of translational motion and heading angle for a cost effective open-source quadcopter — the MikroKopter. The dynamics of its built-in sensors, roll and pitch attitude controller, and system latencies are determined and used to design a computationally inexpensive multi-rate velocity estimator that fuses data from the built-in inertial sensors and a low-rate onboard laser range finder. Control is performed using a nested loop structure that is also computationally inexpensive and incorporates different sensors. Experimental results for the estimator and closed-loop positioning are presented and compared with ground truth from a motion capture system.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Attitude control, Batteries, Dynamics, Measurement by laser beam, Sensors, Vehicle dynamics, Vehicles|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600) > Control Systems Robotics and Automation (090602)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 IEEE|
|Deposited On:||11 Jul 2012 09:11|
|Last Modified:||13 Jun 2013 00:55|
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