Introduction to Multicopter Design and Control

  • Quan Quan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Quan Quan
    Pages 1-27
  3. Design

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 29-29
    2. Quan Quan
      Pages 31-55
    3. Quan Quan
      Pages 57-72
  4. Modeling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Quan Quan
      Pages 121-143
  5. Perception

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. Quan Quan
      Pages 173-197
    3. Quan Quan
      Pages 199-224
  6. Control

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 225-225
    2. Quan Quan
      Pages 227-250
    3. Quan Quan
      Pages 251-286
  7. Decision

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 311-311
    2. Quan Quan
      Pages 313-336
    3. Quan Quan
      Pages 337-361
    4. Quan Quan
      Pages 363-379
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 381-384

About this book


This book is the first textbook specially on multicopter systems in the world. It provides a comprehensive overview of multicopter systems, rather than focusing on a single method or technique. The fifteen chapters are divided into five parts, covering the topics of multicopter design, modeling, state estimation, control, and decision-making. It differs from other books in the field in three major respects: it is basic and practical, offering self-contained content and presenting hands-on methods; it is comprehensive and systematic; and it is timely. It is also closely related to the autopilot that users often employ today and provides insights into the code employed. As such, it offers a valuable resource for anyone interested in multicopters, including students, teachers, researchers, and engineers.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Quan Quan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Automatic ControlBeihang UniversityBeijingChina

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