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System Identification Using Discontinuous Data Sets and PID Loop-shaping Control of A Vertical Take-off and Landing Drone

Abstract Vertical taking off and landing (VTOL) drones started to emerge at the beginning of this century, and finds applications in the vast areas of mapping, rescuing, logistics, etc. Usually a VTOL drone control system design starts from a first principles model. Most of the VTOL drones are in the shape of a quad-rotor which is convenient for dynamic analysis.

In this project, a VTOL drone with shape similar to a Convair XFY-1 is studied and the primary focus is developing and examining an alternative method to identify a system model from the input and output data, with which it is possible to estimate system parameters and compute model uncertainties on discontinuous data sets. We verify the models by designing controllers that stabilize the y... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Liu, Yiqiu (Author) / Tsakalis, Konstantinos (Advisor) / Rodriguez, Armando (Advisor) / Rivera, Daniel (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Electrical engineering
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 65 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Electrical Engineering 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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