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  • A comprehensive analysis of a Light-UAVS design 

    Olivart Llop, Josep Miquel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Politecnico di Torino, 2008)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
  • A distributed man-machine dispatching architecture for emergency operations based on 3GPP mission critical services 

    Viamonte Solé, David; Calveras Augé, Anna M. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017-12-16)
    Article
    Open Access
    With the number of non-human devices expected to significantly overtake human users of LTE networks, it is no surprise that First Responders in Mission Critical operations will need to interact with an increasing number ...
  • Aerodynamics of Rotor in Confined ENvironment (ARChEaN) 

    García Magaña, Cristian (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06-11)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
  • Aerodynamics, stability and control computational analysis for UAVs 

    Pérez Arroyo, Carlos; Sintes Arroyo, Pol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2007-07-24)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    L’objectiu d’aquest projecte és l’estudi aerodinàmic d’un UAV (vehicle aeri no tripulat). Aquest tipus de aeronaus són utilitzades comunament en molts països per desenvolupar tasques com vigilància, recerca o combat degut ...
  • Aiding a SLAM system with an IMU sensor 

    Ibáñez Cuadal, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-03-29)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Università degli studi di Roma "La Sapienza"
    This project consists of aid an existing SLAM system by developing and implementing a motion estimator based on the Inertial measurements of a VI-sensor in the SLAM pipeline. This entire project has been carried out at ...
  • A macroscopic performance analysis of NASA’s northrop grumman RQ-4A 

    Pastor Llorens, Enric; Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Royo Chic, Pablo; Cuadrado Santolaria, Raúl (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-01-10)
    Article
    Open Access
    This paper presents the process of identification, from a macroscopic point of view, of the Northrop Grumman RQ-4A Global Hawk Remote-Piloted Aircraft System from real, but limited flight information. Performance parameters ...
  • A methodology for measuring the impact on flight inefficiency of future RPAS operations 

    Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Tadeo, Carlos; Pastor Llorens, Enric (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    This paper presents a simple methodology for measuring the impact on flight inefficiency of future Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) operations. State-of-the-art inefficiency metrics have been selected and adapted ...
  • Anàlisi fluidodinàmic i modelització d'un drone de combustió interna 

    Pallàs Domingo, Xavier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-04)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Restricted access - author's decision
    L'objectiu d'aquest projecte és analitzar si és viable construir un drone amb motor d'explosi ó desde el punt de vista fluidomecànic, i fer el model matemàtic del drone, per poder fer el control d'aquest en un futur. El ...
  • Análisis de vulnerabilidades en sistemas de drones 

    Wenceslao Casanovas, Xavier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-09-15)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    We are currently living a transition period, in the aeronautical world drone related technologies are recently improving and extending, growing exponentially due to expenses reductions and social mass approval. Nowadays, ...
  • Análisis y estudio de mejora de un UAV de ala fija VTOL 

    Balaguer Zafra, José Javier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-02-15)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Hemav
    The purpose of this document is to carry out the first phase of the development of a fixed-wing UAV platform with vertical take-off and landing capability, within the ALERTMAV project, of HEMAV S.L. The ALERTMAV project ...
  • Analysis of the impact of RPAS integration into the flight efficiency of surrounding traffic 

    Tadeo Galvez, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-05-29)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    This work has assessed the impact of the introduction of a Remotely-Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) in non-segregated airspace using the flight inefficiency concept with flight traffic data. Three different cases have been ...
  • Analysis of the UAS regulatory frame for Mapkite, a new drone-based concept for geo-data adquisition 

    Rabella Sueiras, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-07-20)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    This document contains, on the one hand, an exhaustive study of the drones' legal framework with a focus on the GeoNumerics' project named mapKITE. mapKITE is a patented application with some special characteristics in ...
  • An architecture for the development of complex UAS missions 

    Pastor Llorens, Enric; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Royo Chic, Pablo; López Rubio, Juan; Santamaria Barnadas, Eduard (2009)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The generalized development of UAS complex applications are still limited by the absence of systems that support the implementation of the actual mission. UAS design faces the development of specific systems to control ...
  • An Architecture for the seamless integration of UAV-based wildfire monitoring missions 

    Barrado Muxí, Cristina (USDA, 2008-04)
    Lecture
    Open Access
    Current Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) technology offers feasible technical solutions for airframes, flight control, communications, and base stations. In addition, the evolution of technology is miniaturizing most sensors ...
  • An architecture to automate UAS operations in non-segregated airspace 

    Pastor Llorens, Enric; Royo Chic, Pablo; Santamaria Barnadas, Eduard; Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2011)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Technology evolution in the field of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) will affect the Air Traffic Management (ATM) performance regarding to new military and civil applications. UAS, as new airspace users, will represent new ...
  • An Assessment for UAS Traffic Awareness Operations 

    Pastor Llorens, Enric; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Delgado Muñoz, Luis (2010)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Technology evolution in the field of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) will affect the Air Traffic Management (ATM) performance regarding to new military and civil applications. UAS, as new airspace users, will represent ...
  • A new technique based on mini-UAS for estimating water and bottom radiance contributions in optically shallow waters 

    Montes Hugo, J. M.; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Pastor Llorens, Enric (International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS), 2015)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The mapping of nearshore bathymetry based on spaceborne radiometers is commonly used for QC ocean colour products in littoral waters. However, the accuracy of these estimates is relatively poor with respect to those derived ...
  • An infrastructure for remote UAS mission monitorization 

    Mestre Fernández, Miguel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-10-01)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
  • An onboard z-positioning and control system for UAVs in GPS denied environments 

    Gallostra Acín, Juan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-01-17)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
  • An unmanned aircraft system to detect a radiological point source using RIMA software architecture 

    Royo Chic, Pablo; Pastor Llorens, Enric; Macias López, Miquel; Cuadrado, Raul; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Vargas Drechsler, Arturo (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-10-30)
    Article
    Open Access
    Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UASs), together with the miniaturisation of computers, sensors, and electronics, offer new remote sensing applications. However, there is a lack of hardware and software support to effectively ...