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    • 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 ...
    • Power system optimization for a fixed-wing UAV with VTOL capability 

      Aldroubi, Amr (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-09-14)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Venturi Unmanned Technologies
      This thesis is focused on optimising a power system for a fixed wing aircraft with VTOL (Vertical takeoff and landing) capability. This aircraft is meant to be used in various industrial sectors such as (such as agriculture, ...
    • Underground inspection drone - case study in Barcelona sewage system 

      Tran, Viet Vu (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-09-14)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Sewage system plays an important role in the infrastructure of cities like Barcelona and needs to be inspected and maintained on a regular basis in order to assure its good operation. The current walkthrough inspection ...
    • Payload bay design and manufacturing for a fixed wing UAV with VTOL capability 

      Mateu Civera, Antoni (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-09-14)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Venturi Unmanned Technologies
      The company Venturi is designing a drone for inspection, and it has to be able to carry some different payloads as a LiDAR, electro-optical and thermal sensors and a gas sensor to methane leakages. All these payloads need ...
    • Development and testing of processing software for an airborne soil moisture mapper 

      Jou Barrancos, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-07-20)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Balam Ingeniería de Sistemas
      Remote sensing is a useful way of obtaining data of a given target without being in physical contact. One of the means of remote sensing is through the use of microwaves. Using passive sensors like radiometers, it is ...
    • STAMP project 

      Hoyas Ester, Isaac (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-07-20)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      During the historical evolution of aerial photogrammetry all the production processes involved in its workflow have, in one way or another, been improved or optimized by the contemporaneous technological breakthroughs. ...
    • Real-time targeting and geolocation system based on UAS thermal imagery 

      Milán Muñoz, Mónica (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-07-20)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Nowadays the use of unmanned aerial vehicles is becoming increasingly popular, even in critical situations like emergencies, fire brigades are starting to use drones as a source of information. After a deep research process ...
    • 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 ...