Contents

     Preface

1   Introduction to Quadcopters

     A Brief History of Multirotor Helicopters

     A Matter of Definition

               How Are Quadcopters Used?

     Design of the Elev-8 Quadcopter

               Main Electrical/Electronic Elev-8 Components

     Summary

2   Quadcopter Flight Dynamics

     Flight Basics

               Flight Axes

               Basic Quadcopter Configurations

               Flight Controls

     Quadcopter Controls

               PID Control

               PID Theory

               Tuning

               LabVIEW PID Simulation

     Summary

3   Building the Elev-8

     Introduction

     Safety

     Tools and Additional Materials

               Bill of Material

               Additional Materials

                ...

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