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Author McGriffy, David, author.

Title Make: drones : teach an Arduino to fly / David McGriffy.

Publication Info. San Francisco, CA : Maker Media, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  623.7469 M45M    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xii, 207 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Includes index.
Summary Make three types of drones in this how-to book that covers flight control systems, multirotor aerodynamics, circuit board design with modular components, installation of radio, telemetry, and GPS, and fine-tuning for flight stabilization.
Contents What makes a drone possible -- Popular drone control systems -- Drone activities -- Improve the Hubsan X4 -- Build the X4Wii -- The visible drone -- Basic I/O code -- Multirotor aerodynamics -- IMU/AHRS -- Mode and mix -- PIDs -- Circuit board and motor controllers -- Construction and tuning -- A bigger frame -- Install the power system -- Brushless motors and their ESCs -- Install the flight controller and radios -- GPS -- Magnetometer -- Flying the S500 -- Optical flow, sonar, and lidar -- Vibration -- Failure modes and fault tolerance -- Interfaces -- The future.
Subject Drone aircraft -- Design and construction.
Drone aircraft.
Arduino (Programmable controller)
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Arduino (microcontrôleur).
ISBN 9781680451719 (paperback)
1680451715 (paperback)
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