AE6008 - UAV SYSTEMS (Syllabus) 2013-regulation Anna University

AE6008 - UAV SYSTEMS (Syllabus) 2013-regulation Anna University

AE6008

UAV SYSTEMS

 LPTC

3003

OBJECTIVES:
• To make the students to understand the basic concepts of UAV systems design.

UNIT I

INTRODUCTION TO UAV

9

History of UAV –classification – Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems--models and prototypes – System Composition-applications

UNIT II

THE DESIGN OF UAV SYSTEMS

9

Introduction to Design and Selection of the System- Aerodynamics and Airframe Configurations- Characteristics of Aircraft Types- Design Standards and Regulatory Aspects-UK,USA and Europe- Design for Stealth--control surfaces-specifications.


UNIT III

AVIONICS HARDWARE

9

Autopilot – AGL-pressure sensors-servos-accelerometer –gyros-actuators- power supply-processor, integration, installation, configuration, and testing

UNIT IV

COMMUNICATION PAYLOADS AND CONTROLS

9

Payloads-Telemetry-tracking-Aerial photography-controls-PID feedback-radio control frequency range –modems-memory system-simulation-ground test-analysis-trouble shooting

UNIT V

THE DEVELOPMENT OF UAV SYSTEMS

9

Waypoints navigation-ground control software- System Ground Testing- System In-flight Testing- Future Prospects and Challenges-Case Studies – Mini and Micro UAVs.

TOTAL : 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:
• Ability to design UAV system
• Ability to identify different hardware for UAV

REFERENCES
1. Reg Austin “Unmanned Aircraft Systems UAV design, development and deployment”, Wiley, 2010.
2. Robert C. Nelson, Flight Stability and Automatic Control, McGraw-Hill, Inc, 1998.
3. Kimon P. Valavanis, “Advances in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: State of the Art and the Road to Autonomy”, Springer, 2007
4. Paul G Fahlstrom, Thomas J Gleason, “Introduction to UAV Systems”, UAV Systems, Inc, 1998
5. Dr. Armand J. Chaput, “Design of Unmanned Air Vehicle Systems”, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, 2001

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