Sounding Rocket Booster

  • 杜 明皇

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

Abstract

The Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are widely applied in daily life with different purposes recently This UAV was designed to fulfill a specific mission: launch a sounding rocket at high altitude The UAV specifications are 3 0 meter wingspan maximum take-off weight (MTOW) is 25 kgw (10 kgw payload included) service ceiling is 800 meter and operating range is 2 km A methodology used in this thesis is using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software (XLFR5 CFX5) for design process and combining foam fiber glass with epoxy glue for the structure instead of balsa wood as traditional This thesis proposes a procedure to build the UAV from initial ideas to preliminary designs CAD designs then manufacture and lastly flight test and verification
Date of Award2016 Aug 5
Original languageEnglish
SupervisorChin-E. Lin (Supervisor)

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Sounding Rocket Booster
明皇, 杜. (Author). 2016 Aug 5

Student thesis: Master's Thesis