Hybrid Electrical Architecture for Vertical Takeoff and Landing Unmmaned Aerial Vehicule

  • Souad BerradiEmail author
  • Fouad Moutaouakkil
  • Hicham Medromi
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 366)


Recently, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) become a significant research area due to their multiple domains of applications such as: search and rescue operations, aerial surveying of crops, inspecting power lines and pipelines, delivering medical supplies to remote or otherwise inaccessible regions. However the UAV performances (such as autonomy, endurance, maximum flight altitude, maximum takeoff weight, maximum speed etc) depend mainly on its energy storage system (batteries, fuel cells, ultra capacitors). The more the drone’s complexity grows the more energy it consumes. In this paper we will discuss the different electrical architecture used in UAV and we’ll propose a hybrid solution that optimizes the energy consumption for multi-rotor.


Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Multi-rotor Electrical architecture Photovoltaic panel Energy storage devices Electrical consumption Optimization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Souad Berradi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Fouad Moutaouakkil
    • 1
  • Hicham Medromi
    • 1
  1. 1.EAS Research GroupENSEM, Hassan II University of CasablancaCasablancaMorocco

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