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THE DESIGN AND FEASIBILITY

by OF ONE MAN COPTER


Akshatha Ilangovan a, Ayashika Mukherjee b, Anirban Ganguly c
Under the guidance of
Mr.A.Vinothkumar d Mr.Vinayak Malhotra e
d,.e Assistant Professor (O.G.)
a,b,c,d,eDepartment of Aerospace Engineering, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, India

Abstract INTRODUCTION Take-off weight of 221.15 kg


RESULTS
Optimization of Thrust
Air transportation has been a topic of What is a One-Man Copter?
Copter
Thrust required to 442.3 kg (=2*221.15 kg) 140
Test Results and Discussion
120
intense research and development from An air-vehicle for personalized VTOL hover and manoeuver 10'*6'

THRUST (in kg)


100
No. of rotors 8 15'*9'
80
the past five decades owing to wide (Vertical Take-off and Landing) flight so Thrust Required per 55.28 kg
60
7770,
65.752
15'*12'
20'*12'
rotor 40
applicability. Appreciable work has as to mitigate road traffic problems and Propeller diameter 31’ 20 30'*9'
Propeller pitch 12’ 0 30'*12'
been accounted from fulfilling basic reduce commute time in this fast RPM 7770 4000 6000 8000 10000 31'*12'
RPM
needs to incorporation of special moving world. Optimized
Value
Thrust 65.752 kg

features to increase accessibility. With Gross Assumed Weight 10kg


METHODS AND MATERIALS Payload Weight 1 kg (approx.)
time, advanced technology has (Inclusive In The 10kg)

revolutionized air transportation for Methodology Total Thrust Required (At


50% Power/Throttle)
10 kg

Thrust Required At 100% 10×2= 20kg (Or


variety of functional and practical Feasibility Study Throttle more)
utility. Motivated by the need for better Assumed No. Of Motors 8
Thrust Required By Each 20/8 = 2.5kg
control, safety. The design is Numerical Analysis
Motor
Motor Taken (Type) Ducted Fan
extensively reviewed for varying and Optimization Capacity Of Each Motor 3 kg (approx.)

conditions with wider applicability (At 63A Max Power)


Required ESC 100 A with BEC
groups and operations. At present, Structural Design Banana Plug Connectors 3.5mm/ 4.5 mm CONCLUSIONS
and Analysis Battery Type 6s LiPo Required
thorough case study is carried out and Battery Capacity 10000 mAh • The implications of One Man Copter as future
key controlling variables viz., , fast and Design of One Man Copter Prototype
Prototype Fabrication transportation was understood through the
easy transportation, a novel one-man and Testing feasibility study.
copter design is proposed so as to • An original design of a One Man Copter was
broaden future transportation domain. Components Used proposed and validated with the help of
The work investigates all major issues appropriate mathematical calculations.
related to incorporation and its • The design was modelled on CATIA with
FMS 80mm
feasibility security, manufacturing , EDF Ducted
Fan (12 Blades)
Hobby king
6s 10000 mAH 8 ESC Power
NAZA-m Lite dimensions for a scale- down prototype.
Red Brick Multirotor
cost, and related implications are and With 3270 -
Kv2000
100A ESC
5VBEC V2
25c LiPo
Battery
Distribution
Board
Flight
Controller
Experimental Setup • The experimental setup was fabricated post
Brushless
implemented in the proposed design. Motor
selection of components with respect to weight
The results are expected to offer good and power requirements of the design.
physical insight about the validation 22 AWG, 10
AWG wires
4mm Banana
Plug
O Ring Battery
Cable Ends
5*5mm L-
clamps with Nuts and Bolts • Post-fabrication testing was carried out to
Connectors 3mm holes
and related implications. The results understand the functioning of the Octocopter
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