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Moens, Tieme (author)
Flying drones have been a well-established field of engineering for many years now. With the wave of bio-inspired design came the idea of flapping wing micro air vehicles (FWMAVs). These drones use flapping wings instead of fixed or rotary wings to generate their lift, giving them the potential for agile movement and application in confined...
master thesis 2023
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Heitzig, D. N.W.M. (author), van Oudheusden, B.W. (author), Olejnik, D.A. (author), Karasek, M. (author)
This study investigates the wing deformation of the DelFly II in forward flight conditions. A measurement setup was developed that maintains adequate viewing axes of the flapping wings for all pitch angles. Recordings of a high-speed camera pair were processed using a point tracking algorithm, allowing 136 points per wing to be measured...
journal article 2020
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Armanini, S.F. (author), Caetano, J. V. (author), de Visser, C.C. (author), Pavel, M.D. (author), de Croon, G.C.H.E. (author), Mulder, Max (author)
Despite significant interest in tailless flapping-wing micro aerial vehicle designs, tailed configurations are often favoured, as they offer many benefits, such as static stability and a simpler control strategy, separating wing and tail control. However, the tail aerodynamics are highly complex due to the interaction between the unsteady...
journal article 2019
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Peters, H.J. (author)
This thesis studies a controllability approach for general resonant compliant systems. These systems exploit resonance to obtain a specific dynamic response at relatively low actuation power. This type of systems is often lightweight, is scalable and minimizes frictional losses through the use of compliant hinges. Some insect-inspired Flapping...
doctoral thesis 2016
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Peters, H.J. (author), Goosen, J.F.L. (author), van Keulen, A. (author)
Lightweight vibrating structures (such as flapping wing micro air vehicle (FWMAV) designs) often require some form of control. To achieve controllability, local structural property changes (e.g., damping and stiffness changes) might be induced in an active manner. The stroke-averaged lift force production of a FWMAV wing can be modified by...
journal article 2016
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Percin, M. (author)
The growing need for mobile aerial platforms capable of performing reconnaissance tasks and gathering intelligence in hazardous and physically inaccessible areas has given rise to an increasing interest in the development of micro aerial vehicles (MAVs), in view of their potential capabilities of versatile and highly maneuverable flight....
doctoral thesis 2015
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