Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorKhoo, Yi Shaoen_US
dc.identifier.citationKhoo, Y. S. (2021). Simulation and control for VTOL UAV. Final Year Project (FYP), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
dc.description.abstractThe demand for Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) has been growing due to the wide applications that this specific aircraft type can provide, regardless civil, military, or commercial use. VTOL technology is growing and there is no best configuration that fits all mission. This report documents the development of a Tilt-rotor VTOL UAV model, with focus on the aspect of flight controls autopilot application. A tiltrotor aircraft utilises the same set propulsive actuator to perform both vertical take-off and forward flight, thus reduces deadweight on aircraft. The preliminary design of the VTOL UAV was done using XFLR5 simulation to ensure aircraft stability and sufficient wing loading. Subsequently, flight controls are developed using PX4 autopilot flight stack for tilt rotors UAV and Pixhawk 4 Mini as the flight computer. Flight trials are conducted in conjunction with MATLAB Simulink 3DOF Simulations to evaluate the performance of the developed flight controls system and the flight capabilities of the VTOL UAV Model. In this project, yaw drift was restored during transition and the importance of blending both of elevons and motors for pitch control during transition was demonstrated.en_US
dc.publisherNanyang Technological Universityen_US
dc.subjectEngineering::Aeronautical engineeringen_US
dc.titleSimulation and control for VTOL UAVen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorBasman Elhadidien_US
dc.contributor.supervisorChan Wai Leeen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Engineering (Aerospace Engineering)en_US,
item.fulltextWith Fulltext-
Appears in Collections:MAE Student Reports (FYP/IA/PA/PI)
Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
  Restricted Access
2.25 MBAdobe PDFView/Open

Page view(s)

Updated on Oct 16, 2021


Updated on Oct 16, 2021

Google ScholarTM


Items in DR-NTU are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.