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

McGriffy, David, (author.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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Homer Public Library 507.8 MCG 000155997 Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781680451719
  • ISBN: 1680451715
  • Physical Description: xii, 207 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Maker Media, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Microelectromechanical systems.
Drone aircraft > Design and construction.
Drone aircraft.
Arduino (Programmable controller)
Microelectromechanical systems.
Arduino (Programmable controller)
Drone aircraft.
Drone aircraft > Design and construction.
Arduino (microcontrôleur)