A New Design and CFD Analysis of UAV for Military and Other Applications

Year: 2024 | Volume: 11 | Issue: 13 | Pages:181 - 187


  1. abhishek.tk

  1. Assistant Professor, Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bangaluru, Karnataka, India


The new era of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) started long back. The purpose of this project was to make a new innovative approach to the designing of UAVs for better use in the field of surveillance and commercial photography and videography. The UAV was designed in such a way that holds the camera connected to a wireless transmission system, this feeds the live information to the ground station. This UAV housing with many sensors such as GPS and IMU sensors. CATIA v5 tool was used to design this UAV and Autodesk flow was used for simulation and testing. This UAV can be used in military and civilian applications such as aerial photography, videography, field surveillance, disaster relief, and many more. However, most of the UAVs in the present market are expensive and have more weight. To overcome these issues, we introduced a new lightweight and cost-effective UAV which can be able to perform surveillance and feed the data in real-time to the user. Our team did deeper background research on UAV and come up with a new UAV approach that can have 3105 grams of weight with 5 to 10 KM of range and 45min of endurance. This gives strong competition to many UAVs which exist in the market.

Keywords:Autodesk flow, GPS, Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), and UAV

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Journal of Polymer and Composites

ISSN: 2321–2810

Volume 11
Issue 13
Received 2023/11/27
Accepted 2024/01/06
Published 2024/03/11