UAS Ground Vehicles

This course provides the principles and concepts of unmanned and autonomous vehicles used for ground applications. Students will explore the problems of perception, navigation, communications, control, sensors and payloads, and fundamentals of locomotion in the environments found on the land. The capabilities and limitations will be examined and the student will be able to select the appropriate platform types and sensors to meet application requirements. Current trends such as driverless cars, autonomous buses and trains, and agricultural vehicles will be highlighted with the most successful systems and their technologies. Prerequisite: UAS-140. (3-0-3)

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