IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Towards a more efficient quadrotor configuration

2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2013)

Author(s): Scott Driessens ; Paul E. I. Pounds
Sponsor(s): IEEE Ind. Electron. Soc.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 November 2013
Conference Location: Tokyo, Japan
Conference Date: 3 November 2013
Page(s): 1,386 - 1,392
ISSN (Paper): 2153-0858
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2013.6696530
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The small rotor sizes of quadrotors and multirotors makes them intrinsically less energy efficient than a traditional helicopter with a large single rotor. However, the quadrotor configuration's... View More

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