Recent Submissions

  • Development, simulation and validation of a follow-me algorithm for UAS based on PX4 

    Peck Segovia, Jose Armando (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-11-30)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    Covenantee:   Geonumerics
    The commercial drone industry has seen a huge growth in the recent years. UAS regulations are being drafted all over the world, and many industries are looking to improve the efficiency and safety of their operations with ...
  • Implementation of interference mitigation techniques for L-band radiometers on-board Unmanned Aerial Systems 

    Jamal Rashed Daoud, Ahmad (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-11-25)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Drones are taking the world into a new phase of advanced technology. It makes the execution of tasks run way more faster. Allowing remote sensors to fly in a drone helps many sectors, but with that integration, comes a lot ...
  • Realisitic VTOL simulator 

    Lucas Millan, Sergi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-10-09)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:   Venturi Unmanned Technologies
    This master's thesis is focused on the development of a VTOL drone flight simulator. Two main objectives have been set. The first one is that the simulator must simulate all the flight phases of a VTOL. To make it possible, ...
  • Prototype system development to fight against desert locust 

    Balaguer Zafra, José Javier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-09-14)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    Covenantee:   Hemav
    The purpose of this document is to carry out the development of the first ever prototype to be operative in the fight against desert locust pests in. This project has been developed within the Drones for Desert Locust ...
  • Automatic transmit power control for power efficient communications in UAS 

    Li, Wantao (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06-16)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Nowadays, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) have become one of the most popular tools that can be used in commercial, scientific, agricultural and military applications. As drones become faster, smaller and cheaper, with the ...
  • 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 ...

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