2010

Autonomous Flying Robots

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Micro Aerial Vehicles

ISBN: 978-4-431-53855-4 (Print) 978-4-431-53856-1 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 1-29

      Introduction

  2. Modeling and Control of Small and Mini Rotorcraft UAVs

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 31-31

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 33-60

      Fundamental Modeling and Control of Small and Miniature Unmanned Helicopters

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 61-76

      Autonomous Control of a Mini Quadrotor Vehicle Using LQG Controllers

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 77-93

      Development of Autonomous Quad-Tilt-Wing (QTW) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle: Design, Modeling, and Control

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 95-130

      Linearization and Identification of Helicopter Model for Hierarchical Control Design

  3. Advanced Flight Control Systems for Rotorcraft UAVs and MAVs

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 131-131

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 133-150

      Analysis of the Autorotation Maneuver in Small-Scale Helicopters and Application for Emergency Landing

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 151-160

      Autonomous Acrobatic Flight Based on Feedforward Sequence Control for Small Unmanned Helicopter

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 161-193

      Mathematical Modeling and Nonlinear Control of VTOL Aerial Vehicles

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 195-215

      Formation Flight Control of Multiple Small Autonomous Helicopters Using Predictive Control

  4. Guidance and Navigation of Short-Range UAVs

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 217-217

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 219-250

      Guidance and Navigation Systems for Small Aerial Robots

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 251-266

      Design and Implementation of Low-Cost Attitude Quaternion Sensor

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 267-302

      Vision-Based Navigation and Visual Servoing of Mini Flying Machines

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 303-322

      Autonomous Indoor Flight and Precise Automated-Landing Using Infrared and Ultrasonic Sensors

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 323-329