DIY

Miniature airspeed sensor for RC plane and UAVs.

Build and test of a miniature Pitot static (Prandtl) tube. Parts and electronic design are described. In flight airspeed performance is compared to a GPS ground speed used as reference. Wind speed is estimated to remove bias between airspeed and ground speed.

Inverted Pendulum

LQR stabilization of an inverted pendulum platform based on a low-cost toy. Simulink model and generation of code for dsPIC Microchip microcontroller are provided (Rapid Control Prototyping: RCP)