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 Title & Authors
Study on Performance Prediction of Electric Propulsion System for Multirotor UAVs
Jeong, Jinseok; Byun, Youngseop; Song, Woojin; Kang, Beomsoo;
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 Abstract
This paper describes a study of performance prediction of an electric propulsion system for multirotor UAVs. The electric propulsion system consists of motors, propellers, batteries and speed controllers, and significantly affects performance characteristics of the platform. The performance of the electric propulsion system for multirotor UAVs was predicted using an analytical model derived from the characteristics of each component, operation experiments and statistical analyses. Ground performance tests and endurance flights were performed to verify the reliability of the proposed performance prediction method. A quadrotor platform was designed to demonstrate the parcel delivery service used in the endurance flight. From the result of verification tests, it was confirmed that the proposed method has a good agreement.
 Keywords
Multirotor;Unmanned aerial vehicle;Electric propulsion system;Performance prediction method;Hovering performance;
 Language
Korean
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