Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

An Introduction

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August 2021
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July 2021
9781683927082
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    Mercury Learning and Information
  • Published
    15th July
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  • Language English
  • Pages 432 pp.
  • Size 7" x 9"
$129.95

This book provides an overview of the basic concepts and components of UAVs, the various sensors used, architecture of autonomous UAVs, communication tools and devices to acquire real-time data from UAVs, the software needed to analyze the UAV data, required rules and regulations to fly UAVs, various application areas, and future areas of research which is needed to handle relevant challenges.

FEATURES:

  • Explores the utilization of UAVs in different application areas, such as construction, oil and gas, mining, agriculture, forestry, search and rescue, surveillance, transportation, disaster, logistics, health, journalism, and many more
  • Covers the theory, hardware, and software components of UAVs
  • Includes end of chapter review questions for better understanding of the subject matter.

1: Overview of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

2: Various Components of UAV

3: Autonomous UAVs

4: Communication Infrastructure of UAVs

5: UAV Data Collection and Processing Methods

6: Regulatory Systems for UAVs

7: Various Applications of UAVs

8: The Future of UAV Technology

References

Index

P. K. Garg

P. K. Garg is a university professor in civil engineering whose special research interests are UAV and aeronautical engineering.

Aeronautical Engineers; Electrical Engineers; Engineering; Vo-Tech; Computer Science; Aviation