by Thanh Mung Lam
Publisher: InTech 2009
Number of pages: 320
From the table of contents: Design and Development of a Fly-by-Wireless UAV Platform; Advanced UAV Trajectory Generation: Planning and Guidance; Modeling and Control Prototyping of Unmanned Helicopters; Flight Control System Design Optimization via Genetic Programming; DC Supply System Detector of UAV; Autonomous Formation Flight: Design and Experiments; UAV Path Planning in Search Operations; Objectively Optimized Earth Observing Systems; UAS Safety in Non-segregated Airspace; Robust Path-Following for UAV Using Pure Pursuit Guidance; and much more.
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