Introduction to Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) technology (Summer School)
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|Kamilla Juel Sørensenfirstname.lastname@example.org||TEK Uddannelseskoordinering og -support , Den Tekniske Fakultetsadministration|
|Preben Hagh Strunge Holmemail@example.com||Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Instituttet, SDU Robotics|
|Kirsten Thorup Nielsenfirstname.lastname@example.org||TEK Uddannelseskoordinering og -support , Den Tekniske Fakultetsadministration|
Learning objectives - Knowledge
- Design cycle from concept to implementation of a specific component of an unmanned aerial system.
- The integration of platform and payload components in an unmanned aerial system designed for specific, higher level tasks, e.g., surveillance, exploration, or area monitoring.
Learning objectives - Skills
- To define requirements for an unmanned aerial system based on the mission objective and concept of operation.
- Experimental validation of unmanned aerial systems.
Learning objectives - Competences
- Understand the architecture of unmanned aerial systems including the unmanned aerial vehicle, the ground control system and the payload system.
- Present and defend results from different review phases in the design of unmanned aerial systems.
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The course is project-oriented with emphasis on designing and developing a UAS for a given application. The students will work in groups of 4-6 persons. A number of lectures will be given on various topics supporting different aspects related to implementing UAS applications.
Time of classes
Two weeks in August
Number of lessons
Examination is held
- atttendance (80 %)
- individual oral examination covering the theory presented in course lectures and the laboratory exercises
- laboratory reports
Form of examination
Enrolment is limited to 24 students. If more applicants than places, applicants who meet the mandatory requirements are prioritised according to the below selection criteria:
- Undergraduate and graduate students from partner universities (exchange); international undergraduate and graduate guest students (fee-paying); undergraduate and graduate students from other Danish universities.
- Ph.D students from partner universities and other international Ph.D. students; other applicants.
Students are prioritised on a first-come-first-served basis, i.e. according to the time we receive your complete application.
In case a course is filled up, we try to offer you an alternative course from your list of priorities. All final decisions about admission will be sent out continually.