System design for a small autonomous helicopter

Roberts, Jonathan M., Sikka, Pavan, & Overs, Leslie (2000) System design for a small autonomous helicopter. In Proceedings of the Australian Conference on Robotics and Automation (ARCA 2000), Australian Robotics & Automation Association (ARAA), Melbourne, VIC, pp. 47-52.

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The detailed system design of a small experimental autonomous helicopter is described. The system requires no ground-to-helicopter communications and hence all automation hardware is on-board the helicopter. All elements of the system are described including the control computer, the flight computer (the helicopter-to-control-computer interface), the sensors and the software. A number of critical implementation issues are also discussed.

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ID Code: 83387
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: Pre QUT publication
Keywords: Robotics, Autonomous helicopter
ISBN: 0732621410
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2000 Australian Robotics & Automation Association
Deposited On: 13 Apr 2015 23:53
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2017 14:48

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