• A Survey of Design Considerations of Optical Imaging Stabilization Systems for Small Unmanned Aerial Systems 

      Rodin, Christopher D; Andrade, Fabio; Hovenburg, Anthony Reinier; Johansen, Tor Arne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Optical imaging systems are one of the most common sensors used for collecting data with small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS). Plenty of research exists which present custom-made optical imaging systems for specific missions. ...
    • Autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles in search and rescue missions using real-time cooperative model predictive control 

      de Alcantara Andrade, Fabio Augusto; Hovenburg, Anthony Reinier; Netto de Lima, Luciano; Dahlin Rodin, Christopher; Johansen, Tor Arne; Storvold, Rune; Moraes Correia, Carlos Alberto; Barreto Haddad, Diego (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have recently been used in a wide variety of applications due to their versatility, reduced cost, rapid deployment, among other advantages. Search and Rescue (SAR) is one of the most prominent ...
    • Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Search and Rescue Missions Using Real-Time Cooperative Model Predictive Control 

      Andrade, Fabio; Hovenburg, Anthony Reinier; de Lima, L. N.; Rodin, Christopher D; Johansen, Tor Arne; Storvold, Rune; Correia, Carlos; Haddad, Diego (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have recently been used in a wide variety of applications due to their versatility, reduced cost, rapid deployment, among other advantages. Search and Rescue (SAR) is one of the most prominent ...
    • Contingency Path Planning for Hybrid-electric UAS 

      Hovenburg, Anthony Reinier; Andrade, Fabio; Rodin, Christopher D; Johansen, Tor Arne (Chapter; Conference object, 2017)
      This article presents a path planning optimization method which aims to mitigate the risks in the event of a critical engine or generator failure in hybrid-electric UAS. This is achieved through continuous determination ...
    • Flight Performance Optimization for Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Using Path Planning Methods 

      Hovenburg, Anthony Reinier (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2020:98, Doctoral thesis, 2020)
      The presented research topics were selectively chosen in an effort to fill specific knowledge gaps within the unmanned aircraft industry. The researcher conducted his work at the company Maritime Robotics, which is a ...
    • Mission Performance Trade-offs of Battery-powered sUAS 

      Hovenburg, Anthony Reinier; Johansen, Tor Arne; Storvold, Rune (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      A sensitivity analysis is presented on the influence of the weight, altitude and speed of battery-powered sUAS on the resulting stall speed, endurance and range. To aid in the determination of the aircraft performance prior ...
    • Path Planning of Multi-UAS Communication Relay by Decentralized MPC 

      Andrade, Fabio; Rodin, Christopher D; Hovenburg, Anthony Reinier; Johansen, Tor Arne; Storvold, Rune (Chapter, 2018)
      When using Autonomous Surface Vehicles (ASV) in marine operations, long distances and/or low power transmissions may severely limit the communication between the ASV and the ground station. One solution to overcome this ...