By Vasilis Tzivaras

Key Features

  • Grasp the information required to gather your drone with mild and price powerful materials
  • Enlighten your knowing in regards to the flight through acting step by step pre-flight alterations and buying the directions for a secure flight
  • Get the simplest the right way to take care of functionality matters concerning your quadcopter

Book Description

Quadcopters, often referred to as quadrotors, are gaining an increasing number of attractiveness in cutting-edge global. With the aid of those units, an individual could have an “eye within the sky” and will video display anywhere at any time. you could trap pictures and as soon as it slow and practice automatic initiatives. during this e-book, you can be educated approximately all of the easy modules and electronics had to fly an easy quadcopter. you will delve deep to create a fully-functional quadcopter quick with assistance from Arduino forums. via this booklet, you will increase the talents had to construct a DIY drone that could trap photographs and checklist videos.

What you are going to learn

  • Review and select the main appropriate fabric for the build
  • Set up and calibrate your entire digital parts
  • Control and fly your quadcopter considering the elements conditions
  • Maintain your motor vehicle up to attainable and service it every time required
  • Engineer the constitution of your vehicle
  • Develop a flight controller with its easy principles
  • Eliminate attainable malfunctions within the future
  • Repair your drone if it crashes or faces any damage

About the Author

Vasilis Tzivaras is a software program developer and engineer who lives in Ioannina, Greece. he's at present an undergraduate pupil of the dept of machine technology and Engineering at Ioannina. along his reports, he's engaged on many tasks appropriate to robotics, akin to drones, domestic automation, and clever domestic platforms utilizing Arduino and the Raspberry Pi. additionally, he's passionate about fresh power suggestions and cultural innovation ideas.

He has labored for the college medical institution of Ioannina as an assistant for numerous laptop concerns, and he has been a part of the aid staff of his CSE division for over a 12 months. He has participated in IEEE UOI scholar department and different huge businesses, similar to FOSSCOMM, with own displays for site designing, programming, Linux platforms, and drones.

As a member of IEEE collage of Ioannina scholar department, he has proposed many initiatives and ideas to automate houses and lots of different lifestyles difficulties by means of lowering the time of daily workouts. as well as this, he has get a hold of principles to entertain children with humorous and magical initiatives utilizing Arduino-like and open resource software program. a few of the initiatives are available at his GitHub account less than the identify of BillyTziv.

Apart from this publication, he has additionally labored on one other e-book Programming in C, which isn't but released. as well as this, he has written for blogs, boards, courses, and small chapters, explaining and sharing his wisdom of pcs, networks, and programming.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Quadcopters
  2. Hardware Overview
  3. Creating a Frame
  4. Soldering the Electronics
  5. Electronics Installation
  6. Flight Controller Setup
  7. Flight Instructions
  8. Cameras and additional Functions
  9. Repair and Maintenance

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