15 Credits SPRING



Co-requisites: ACS6101

Aims/Description: Robotics and autonomous systems are having an increasing impact on society and the way we live. From advanced manufacturing and surgical robots to unmanned aerial systems and driverless cars this exciting area is presenting increasing technological challenges. This module provides students with the advanced knowledge and understanding to apply control and systems engineering concepts to the closely related disciplines of robotics and autonomous systems.The module covers theoretical and technical analysis and design aspects of mobile and manipulator robots with reference to their applications. The module further covers advanced techniques in autonomous decision making for robots and autonomous vehicles.

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Staff Contact: Dr R Gross
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work, Practical

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