21 terms

UAS 108

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Digital Caliper
Used to precisely measure the distance between two opposite sides of an object
Hanging Scale
Used to measure weight and thrust
Heat Gun
A device used to emit a stream of hot air, usually at temperatures between 100 °C and 550 °C (200-1000 °F), which can be held by hand
Heat Shrink Tube
A shrinkable plastic tube used to insulate wires, providing abrasion resistance and environmental protection for stranded and solid wire conductors, connections, joints and terminals in electrical engineering
Nut Driver
A tool for tightening nuts and bolts. It essentially consists of a socket attached to a shaft and cylindrical handle and is similar in appearance and use to a screwdriver
Rotary Tool
A die grinder, also known as a rotary tool, is a handheld power tool used for grinding, sanding, honing, polishing, or machining material (typically metal, but also plastic or wood)
Ruler
Also called scale, is an instrument used in geometry, technical drawing, printing, engineering and building to measure distances or to rule straight lines
Screwdriver
A tool, manual or powered, for turning (driving or removing) screws. A typical simple screwdriver has a handle and a shaft, and a tip that the user inserts into the screw head to turn it.
Vise
A mechanical apparatus used to secure an object with two parallel jaws, one fixed and the other movable, threaded in and out by a screw and lever.
Calibration
To make corrections in or adjust a procedure or process
Deans Connector
Polarized connectors that come in male (plug) or female (socket) forms, primarily used for high current power connections
Pixhawk
Flight controller which guides the quadcopter and allows your inputs thru the radio interface
Plate
Metal part that holds parts of the quadcopter together
Power Distribution Board
A board with a small foot print that allows a neat solution for tidy power distribution wiring
SD Card
A nonvolatile memory card used extensively in portable devices, such as mobile phones, digital cameras, GPS navigation devices, handheld consoles, and tablet computers
Threadlock
A thin, single-component adhesive, applied to the threads of fasteners such as screws and bolts to prevent loosening, leakage, and corrosion
Basic Usability
Involves basic usability testing of the system
Error Conditions
Usage of testing techniques to check for error conditions
Functional Testing
Checking the operation of the system
Mainline Functions
Testing the main functions of an application
Multimeter
Tool used to measure electricity