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EE50238: Autonomous systems navigation, mapping and communications

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2018/9
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering
Further information on credits Credits: 6      [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 120
Further information on unit levels Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: EX 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Examination (EX 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To introduce students to the key elements of navigation, guidance and communciation for autonomous systems
To introduce key concepts required for understanding, designing and critically appraising navigation, guidance and communciation for autonomous systems
To provide key skills for implementing navigation, guidance and communciation for autonomous systems

Learning Outcomes:
Design, validate and critically appraise navigation, guidance and communciation for autonomous systems (EP3, DF2)
Compare, contrast and evaluate practical techniques for the navigation, guidance and communciation for autonomous systems (EP1, EP2, ET5, SM1)
Apply a range of established and new techniques for the navigation, guidance and communciation for autonomous systems(ET6, DF1, EA2, EA3, SM2, SM3)

Skills:
Numeracy: Design digital systems (T,F,A)
Using IT effectively: Simulators and design tools (T,F,A)
Research and Analysis: evaluating designs critically (T,F,A)
Independent Working (T, F, A)
Problem Solving (T, F,A)

Content:
Navigation: GPS, GNSS, Real time kinematics, sensor fusion, visual systems
Guidance: Magnetic systems, 9DOF sensors, path following, waypoint planning
Communciation: Telemetry links, aerial specification, simple networks, hardware for autonomous systems communication, satellite communciations.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

EE50238 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering

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