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Building a Quadcopter with Arduino

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Learn
  • Review and choose the most suitable material for the build
  • Set up and calibrate all of your electronic parts
  • Control and fly your quadcopter taking into account the weather conditions
  • Maintain your vehicle as much as possible and repair it whenever required
  • Engineer the structure of your vehicle
  • Develop a flight controller with its basic principles
  • Eliminate possible malfunctions in the future
  • Repair your drone if it crashes or faces any damage
About

Quadcopters, also known as quadrotors, are gaining more and more popularity in today's world. With the help of these devices, anyone can have an “eye in the sky” and can monitor any place at any time. You can capture photographs and once a while and perform automated tasks. In this book, you will be informed about all the basic modules and electronics needed to fly a simple quadcopter. You’ll delve deep to create a fully-functional quadcopter quickly with the help of Arduino boards. Through this book, you’ll develop the skills needed to build a DIY drone that can capture pictures and record videos.

Features
  • Grasp the knowledge required to assemble your drone with light and cost effective materials
  • Enlighten your understanding about the flight by performing step-by-step pre-flight adjustments and acquiring the instructions for a safe flight
  • Get the best tips to deal with performance issues related to your quadcopter
Page Count 124
Course Length 3 hours 43 minutes
ISBN9781785281846
Date Of Publication 5 Jan 2016

Authors

Vasilis Tzivaras

Vasilis Tzivaras is a Computer Science Engineer who lives in Greece. He is the author of the Building a Quadcopter with Arduino book and is also the chair of the IEEE University of Ioannina Student Branch. He is currently working on projects relevant to robotics, home automation, and smart security systems. He is also an enthusiast about Internet of Things (IoT) technology and drones.