Recent Submissions

  • Using drones for educational purposes 

    Jimenez Cavadas, Javier Alejandro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-10-31)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    The scope of this project is the Tello EDU drone, both individually and as a swarm. Its main use is for educational purposes. This project makes a study of how the state of art is. At the beginning, the visits to the ...
  • Using Unmanned Aerial Systems to locate point radioactive sources 

    Macías López, Miquel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-10-30)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
  • Design strategy of an UAV for the visually impaired 

    Garvi Taberner, Sergio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-10-31)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    This project has been carried out in collaboration with the elarco design consultancy, focused on the study and design of products for the social integration of the physically disabled. In the context of the city of ...
  • Development of an RPAS payload for indoor mapping and extended uses 

    Tian, Yi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-09-13)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    Nowadays, while outdoor navigation and mapping services using RPAs have been quite common, navigation and mapping technologies for indoor environment application have not been widely put into practice. There exists a gap ...
  • UAS Navigation with EGNOS 

    Navarro Buendia, Raquel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-22)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    The Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (UAV) industry has grown at such an amazing rate, that it is almost impossible to count or describe all the applications that have become normal practice, not to mention the number of companies ...
  • Search, election and integration of a long range and high capacity data link 

    Del Corral Tercero, Gonzalo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-16)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
  • Contribution to the application of near ground L-band radiometry 

    Burnham, Colin Jeffrey (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-16)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    ARIEL is an L-band radiometer adapted from Earth Observation satellite technology for use in terrestrial, near to ground surveys of moisture. The key technical benefits are compact size, lightweight, mobility and high pixel ...
  • Integration of a Gas Leak Sensor on a Verical Take-Off and Landing UAV platform 

    Zaharachescu, Gavril-Iulian (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-11)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Venturi Unmanned Technologies
    The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) is becoming increasingly popular in many industrial fields like power utilities and oil and gas. The needs of such industries for reducing maintenance costs and increasing safety ...
  • Drone for interventions of security forces 

    Ramos Pages, Cristina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-12-11)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    Covenantee:  AIRK Drones
    Drones has become more and more popular during the last decade. Those devices have left aside its original military purposes to join the civilian applications. The regional regulations have helped in its progressive ...
  • Canopy characteritzation using a LiDAR sensor 

    Salas Barenys, Bernat (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-10-31)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    This document explains the tools, algorithms and basically the whole process for the physical canopy characterization of a vineyard during three different stages of the vine growth. The main device used to scan the vegetation ...
  • Drone based control of pine processionary moth outbreaks in Mediterranean woodlands. 

    Sasse, Fabian Christopher (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-09-13)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    The objective of this thesis was to research, if a drone based system for the control of Pine Processionary Moth (PPM) outbreaks in the Mediterranean woodlands is a feasible concept. The insect builds silken nests in the ...
  • ILS inspection by drone 

    Sadeghi Isfahani, Sina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-09-13)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Hemav
    This paper describes the design, process, and preliminary results, of using a drone for ILS calibrations. The project was carried out at HEMAV, headquartered at the UPC in Castelldefels, and focused mainly on the aircraft ...

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