Aerodynamics simulation studies on the observation head placed on a board of the unmanned aerial vehicle
Faculty of Mechatronics and Mechanical Engineering, Kielce University of Technology, al. Tysiaclecia Panstwa Polskiego 7, 25-314 Kielce, Poland
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Published online: 12 May 2017
An important element of UAV equipment are observation heads. Observation head is multisensor optoelectronic system. It includes TV camera and infrared camera, safe for the eye rangefinder and laser pointer and a navigation system GPS. Image stability is provided by electro-mechanical gyro stability system. Optoelectronic head are designed for use in systems of detection, identification and observation of ground and air targets and in daylight and at night. In this paper simulation studies of the air masses flow around the observation head placed on the UAV deck, for different speeds of UAV movement were conducted. The results of numerical research were presented in a graphical form.
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