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[[Image:mvwt_hovercraft.jpg|thumb|right|Hovercraft vehicle]]
 
[[Image:mvwt_hovercraft.jpg|thumb|right|Hovercraft vehicle]]
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== Documentation ==
 
The MVWT hovercraft vehicles are small hovercraft that are controlled using a Zaurus PDA and a set of radio-controlled fans.
 
The MVWT hovercraft vehicles are small hovercraft that are controlled using a Zaurus PDA and a set of radio-controlled fans.
* [[Media:hovercraft-dynamics.pdf|Dynamics and Control of the MVWT hovercraft]], Steve Waydo, 2003
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* [[Media:jin_etal04-acc.pdf|MVWT-II: The Second Generation Caltech Multi-Vehicle Wireless Testbed]], American Control Conference paper, 2004.  Provides an overview of the system, including a description of the dynamics and some sample control implementations.
* [[Media:jin+04-acc.pdf|MVWT-II: The Second Generation Caltech Multi-vehicle Wireless Testbed]], 2004 American Control Conference paper.
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* [[Media:hovercraft-dynamics.pdf|Dynamics and Control of the MVWT Hovercraft]], Steve Waydo, 2003.  A brief derivation of the dynamics of the hovercraft for use in designing controllers.
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* [[Media:zaurus.pdf|The Zaurus Software Development Guide]], Rob Christy, Aug 03.  Describes how to develop software on the Zaurus PDA.
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* [[Media:mvwt-users.pdf|RoboFlag for MVWT Software Users’ Guide]], Rob Christy, 2003?.  Describes how to run RoboFlag on the MVWT testbed, including information on cross compiling.
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* [http://gc.caltech.edu/viewcvs/?root=mvwt MVWT code repository] - contains code for all MVWT systems.  Look in [http://gc.caltech.edu/viewcvs/trunk/hovercraft/?root=mvwt hovercraft directory] for documentation and source code for the hovercraft.
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* [[Media:hovercraft-design.pdf|MVWT II Design Documentation]], Wildanger et al, Sep 03. Detailed design documentation for the MVWT II hovercraft.
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== Hardware Details ==
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* [[Hovercrafe Batteries and Charger Details|Batteries and Charger Details]], The hovercraft uses Duralite Plus Lithium-Ion Batteries.
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The MVWT hovercraft vehicles are small hovercraft that are controlled using a Zaurus PDA and a set of radio-controlled fans.

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