VERTICAL MOVEMENT CONTROL OF QUAD-THRUST AERIAL ROBOT - Design, Analysis and Experimental Validation

Roman Czyba, Grzegorz Szafranski

Abstract

In this paper we focus on the problem of the vertical movement control and approach to control algorithm implementation for unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), known as a quadrotor. The most important control subsystems for the VTOL (Vertical Take-Off and Landing) are the attitude stabilization and the altitude regulation. Both systems are presented in this paper. However, the vertical movement of the platform has been confined to precise operations such as taking-off and landing. These actions demand high reliability and they are very crucial for autonomous flights. The design, analysis and the validation tests have been undertaken on the experimental aerial platform.

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Czyba R. and Szafranski G. (2011). VERTICAL MOVEMENT CONTROL OF QUAD-THRUST AERIAL ROBOT - Design, Analysis and Experimental Validation . In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO, ISBN 978-989-8425-75-1, pages 287-290. DOI: 10.5220/0003460602870290


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icinco11,
author={Roman Czyba and Grzegorz Szafranski},
title={VERTICAL MOVEMENT CONTROL OF QUAD-THRUST AERIAL ROBOT - Design, Analysis and Experimental Validation},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,},
year={2011},
pages={287-290},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003460602870290},
isbn={978-989-8425-75-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,
TI - VERTICAL MOVEMENT CONTROL OF QUAD-THRUST AERIAL ROBOT - Design, Analysis and Experimental Validation
SN - 978-989-8425-75-1
AU - Czyba R.
AU - Szafranski G.
PY - 2011
SP - 287
EP - 290
DO - 10.5220/0003460602870290