Plot Actual Angle vs. Time of Thrust Tester
using 480 Motor and 7x6 Propeller

The picture below shows the implementation of the encoders onto the thrust tester so that we may measure the displacement angle due to the running motor/propeller configuration:

   
Encoder Implementation View 1   Encoder Implementation View 2
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The video blow shows the test with the encoder implementation:


Thrust Tester Video with Encoder Hook-Up
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The plot shown below corresponds with the video's response to the step input (input voltage):


Open Loop Step Response of the Thrust Tester (Angle vs. Time)
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