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Inspection Drones for Ensuring Safety in Transport Infrastructures


Data Management Plan

Report on the data management plan that includes information on the type of data that will be generated T15

Specification of harvester system

Requirements are analyzed with regard to the implementation of the harvester and documented in the specification and measurable targets are determined T31

Regulatory Gap/Barriers Analysis (initial)

This deliverable will collect and present the outcome of the regulatory analysis and identification of potential gaps and issues in the proposed technologies to be used as input for guiding the development of the technical WPs and to support the Request of Authorization andor Permission by the competent National Civil Aviation Authorities in the countries in which the flights will be carried out T21

Specification of the multi-drone swarm system including test and validation aspects

Report documenting the drone swarm system specifications and its communication interfaces T51

Preliminary Hazard Analysis

This deliverable will present all the hazards identified for the drone swarmbased missions including recharging from cables using SORA guidelines T21

Multi-drone system threat analysis and specification of the security system design

Security analysis and specification of the security design for the drone swarm system T55

Use-case Document

This deliverable will provide a story of how the D4S system and its actors will be utilised to achieve the project specific goals It will provide a detailed stepbystep description of how the D4S system will be used by its actors to achieve the planned outcome providing normal flow and also alternative flows pre and postconditions and possible exceptions T24

Specification of the Drone Inspection as a Service platform

Report detailing the design and specification of the Drone Inspection as a Service software platform T61

Project Website

This deliverable will include the first release of the Project Website that constitute the main public interface to the project T81

Platform implementation with modules for planning, monitoring, and control

Prototype software system consisting of cloud and modules for the drone operating system T62 T63 T64

D4S Project start-up package

Project Handbook placed at the D4S internal software repository. It includes reporting templates, timelines, mailing list ect. (T1.2)

Implementation of the platform with data flow and visualization modules

Extended prototype software system including modules for data flow and visualization T65

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Drones for Inspection of Overhead Power Lines with Recharge Function

Author(s): Gerd vom Bögel; Linda Cousin; Nicolai Iversen; Emad Ebeid; Andreas Hennig
Published in: Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design, 2020
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/dsd51259.2020.00084

Novel Power Line Grasping Mechanism with Integrated Energy Harvester for UAV applications

Author(s): Nicolai Iversen, Aljaz Kramberger, Oscar Bowen Schofield, Emad Ebeid
Published in: International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR), 2021
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/ssrr53300.2021.9597692

Radio Frequency Energy Harvesting

Author(s): Gerd vom Boegel
Published in: 2021
Publisher: NiPS Laboratory

Pneumatic-Mechanical Systems in UAVs: Autonomous Power Line Sensor Unit Deployment

Author(s): Nicolai Iversen, Aljaz Kramberger, Oscar Bowen Schofield, Emad Ebeid
Published in: International Conference on Robotics and Automation 2021 (ICRA), 2021, Page(s) 548-554, ISBN 978-1-7281-9077-8
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/icra48506.2021.9560946

LOCATOR - Lightweight and Low-Cost Autonomous Drone System for Overhead Cable Detection and Soft Grasping

Author(s): Nicolai Iversen, Oscar Bowen Schofield, Emad Ebeid
Published in: 2020 IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR), 2020, Page(s) 205-212, ISBN 978-0-7381-1123-0
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/ssrr50563.2020.9292591

Security Threats Analysis of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System

Author(s): Rune Hylsberg Jacobsen and Ali Marandi
Published in: IEEE Military Communications Conference (MILCOM), 2021
Publisher: IEEE Military Communications Conference (MILCOM)
DOI: 10.1109/milcom52596.2021.9652900

Survey and Evaluation of Sensors for Overhead Cable Detection using UAVs

Author(s): Nicolaj Haarhøj Malle; Emad Ebeid; Frederik Falk Nyboe
Published in: International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, 2021
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/icuas51884.2021.9476724

Inspection Path Planning for Aerial Vehicles via Sampling-basedSequential Optimization

Author(s): Liping Shi, Golizheh Mehrooz and Rune Hylsberg Jacobsen
Published in: International conference on unmanned aircraft systems (ICUAS’21), 2021, Page(s) 679-687, ISBN 9780738131153
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/icuas51884.2021.9476784

MPDrone: FPGA-based Platform for Intelligent Real-time Autonomous Drone Operations

Author(s): Balint Kövari, Emad Ebeid
Published in: International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR), 2021, ISBN 978-1-6654-1764-8
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/ssrr53300.2021.9597857

A review on communication protocols for autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles for inspection application

Author(s): Liping Shi; Néstor J. Hernández Marcano; Rune Hylsberg Jacobsen
Published in: Microprocessors and Microsystems, 2021, ISSN 0141-9331
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.micpro.2021.104340

On the Queuing Delay of Time-Varying Channels in Low Earth Orbit Satellite Constellations

Author(s): Néstor J. Hernández Marcano; L. Diez; R. Agüero Calvo; Rune Hylsberg Jacobsen
Published in: IEEE Access, 2021, Page(s) 87378 - 87390, ISSN 2169-3536
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
DOI: 10.1109/access.2021.3089005