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Conceptual design and control of twin-propeller tail-sitter mini-UAV: Conceptual study of V-TS mini-UAV

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dc.title Conceptual design and control of twin-propeller tail-sitter mini-UAV: Conceptual study of V-TS mini-UAV en
dc.contributor.author Vogeltanz, Tomáš
dc.relation.ispartof CEAS Aeronautical Journal
dc.identifier.issn 1869-5582 OCLC, Ulrich, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2019
utb.relation.volume 10
utb.relation.issue 3
dc.citation.spage 937
dc.citation.epage 954
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Springer-Verlag Wien
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/s13272-019-00388-z
dc.relation.uri https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s13272-019-00388-z.pdf
dc.subject Conceptual study en
dc.subject Duo-copter en
dc.subject Tail-sitter en
dc.subject Twin-propeller en
dc.subject UAV en
dc.subject VTOL en
dc.description.abstract This paper describes progress made on the design and analysis of a twin-propeller tail-sitter mini-UAV (named V-TS). Since the V-TS mini-UAV is a combination of airplanes and copters, high energy efficiency during the forward flight and VTOL capability in the hover flight are achieved. However, this configuration also brings new challenges and difficulties, especially in the case of control. Free software which was used in the design process is presented and described. AVIGLE Demonstrator is analyzed in SU2 to verify correct settings of the aerodynamic analysis. Furthermore, 3D model of the V-TS mini-UAV with the Y-tail configuration and its basic geometrical parameters are shown. The results prove that it is aerodynamically efficient for our purpose. In addition, probably all control modes, transitional flight phases, and difficulties which appear in the control of the twin-propeller tail-sitter mini-UAV are defined and solutions are proposed. The transitional flight phases are determined as a combination of the control modes and sub-modes. © 2019, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Applied Informatics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1009010
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85069953520
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-16T09:30:15Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-16T09:30:15Z
utb.ou CEBIA-Tech
utb.contributor.internalauthor Vogeltanz, Tomáš
utb.fulltext.sponsorship This work was supported by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic within the National Sustainability Programme Project No. LO1303 (MSMT-7778/2014),
utb.scopus.affiliation Department of Computer and Communication Systems, Faculty of Applied Informatics, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, nám. T.G. Masaryka 5555, Zlín, 760 01, Czech Republic
utb.fulltext.projects LO1303
utb.fulltext.projects MSMT-7778/2014
utb.fulltext.projects CZ.1.05/2.1.00/03.0089
utb.fulltext.projects IGA/CebiaTech/2017/001
utb.fulltext.projects IGA/CebiaTech/2016/002
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