Two-Day UAV Design & Autopilot Workshop & Qualifier for UAV Design Challenge 15, Thiruvalluvar College of Engineering and Technology, Workshop, Vandavasi, Tamil Nadu, 28th - 29th October 2015

  • Category: Workshop
  • Start Date: 28th October 2015
  • End Date: 29th October 2015
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Two-Day UAV Design & Autopilot Workshop & Qualifier for UAV Design Challenge 15

Description

Maavan UAV Design Challenge 2016

Top four teams will qualify for the next level of India’s first & biggest UAV Design Challenge to be held at Coimbatore on 25th-26th March 2016.
SYLLABUS
DAY-I

SESSION-1 (9.30 AM to 11.00 AM)
Design Approach for Fixed Wing Aircraft

Introduction to Autopilot Physical Modelling Approach
Determination of Mass and Inertial Characteristics
Centre of Gravity measurement
Determination of Wing Characteristics
Calculation of Wing Area
Calculation of Mean Aerodynamic chord
Calculation of Wing Loading

SESSION-2 (11.30 AM to 1.00 PM; 2.00PM to 3.00PM)
Components used in sUAV

Propulsive Devices – BLDC Motors
Propeller
MEMS Sensors
Ultrasonic Sensor
Atmospheric Pressure Sensor
Airspeed Sensor
3-Axis Gyros
3-Axis Accelerometer
3-Axis Magnetometer
Actuators – Servo Motor
Radios – 2.4 GHz Tx & Rx
Telemetry – 5.6 GHz / 2.4 GHz
Batteries – LiPo

SESSION-3 (3.00 PM to 4.30 PM)
Programming and Interfacing of MEMS Sensors & Actuators using Arduino

Arduino IDE & Arduino Mega
Ultrasonic Sensor
Airspeed Sensor
3-Axis Gyros / 3-Axis Accelerometer / Temperature Sensor
3-Axis Magnetometer / Atmospheric Pressure Sensor
BLDC Motor /
Servo Motor

DAY-II

SESSION-4 (9.30 AM to 11.00 AM)
Hands-on Session of Autopilot Integration

Introduction to Autopilot Mega Platform
Tuning of Control Surfaces
Calibration of Autopilot Board

SESSION-5 (11.30 AM to 1PM; 2PM to 3PM)
Hands-on Session of Autopilot Integration

Intro to Ground Station Software
Commands and Keywords related to Mission Planner
Mission Planning
Parameter Configuration
GPS Waypoints Setting
Pre-Flight Checking
Ground Testing

SESSION-6 (3.30 PM to 4.30 PM)

UAV Test Flying – Autonomous Flying Session

Events

Two-Day UAV Design & Autopilot Workshop & Qualifier for UAV Design Challenge 2016, Vandavasi, Tamil Nadu, 28-29th October 2015, Thiruvalluvar College of Engineering and Technology, Vandavasi Tamil Nadu.