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Design of a Low Cost Force and Power Sensing Platform for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

  • David M. Alba
  • Hector Montes
  • Gabriel Bacallado
  • Roberto Ponticelli
  • Manuel Armada
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Abstract

This paper describes the design of a platform for measuring forces in a model helicopter using a calibration method, and experimental verification of the strategy. It is found that the platform is able to measure the forces in x, y and z direction. Another characteristic of the platform is that, it is constructed using small-size pieces, thus allowing easy and economic manufacturing of the platform.

Keywords

Strain Gauge Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Force Feedback Wheatstone Bridge Matrix Calibration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David M. Alba
    • 1
  • Hector Montes
    • 1
  • Gabriel Bacallado
    • 1
  • Roberto Ponticelli
    • 1
  • Manuel Armada
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto de Automática Industrial (CSIC)Arganda del Rey, Madrid

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