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Design and manufacture of a self-powered quadcopter
Lee, Yun Seong; Kim, Yoonsoo;
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In this paper, a self-powered quadcopter is designed and manufactured. The quadcopter gains extra power via two types of generators which utilize the principle of electromagnetic induction. One of the types is to make use of a commercial BLDC motor which rotates together with a propeller and thus acts as a generator. The other type is to make use of a coil-wound ring around a propeller which generates electricity when small magnets embedded in a uniquely designed frame rotate together with the propeller. The proposed generators are expected to be of practical use when they are located under the propellers of a quadcopter.
Self-powered Quadcopter;Electromagnetic induction;
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