Optimal Battery Pack Design Tool for the Delivery UAV

배송용 무인항공기를 위한 최적 배터리팩 설계 툴

  • Jung, Sunghun (Department of Drone System, Chodang University) ;
  • Jeong, Heon (Department of Fire Administration, Chodang University)
  • 정성훈 (초당대학교 드론학과) ;
  • 정헌 (초당대학교 소방행정학과)
  • Received : 2017.05.04
  • Accepted : 2017.06.20
  • Published : 2017.06.28


As the UAV industry is getting matured, various types of UAVs have appeared in many application fields, including filming, reconnaissance, rescue, and etc. and it requires the quick hardware designs, particularly a battery pack, of the UAV. We developed the automatic battery pack design tool for the convenient battery pack configuration design of the hoverable type delivery UAV. With inputs, including current profile, voltage profile, various kinds of cell specifications, desired battery pack voltage, and etc. the automatic battery pack design tool calculates a pack having the minimum weight and the maximum capacity by combining either homogeneous cells or heterogeneous cells. Also, the tool could predict the capacity fading trend of the designed battery pack configuration.


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