Introduction to Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) technology (Summer School)

Academic Study Board of the Faculty of Engineering

Teaching language: English
EKA: T930011102
Censorship: Second examiner: Internal
Grading: 7-point grading scale
Offered in: Odense
Offered in: Summer school (spring)
Level: Bachelor

Course ID: T930011101
ECTS value: 5

Date of Approval: 09-11-2020


Duration: Intensive course

Version: Approved - active

Course ID

T930011101

Course Title

Introduction to Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) technology (Summer School)

ECTS value

5

Internal Course Code

XSR-UAS

Responsible study board

Academic Study Board of the Faculty of Engineering

Date of Approval

09-11-2020

Course Responsible

Name Email Department
Kamilla Juel Sørensen kjs@tek.sdu.dk TEK Uddannelseskoordinering og -support , Den Tekniske Fakultetsadministration
Preben Hagh Strunge Holm prebenh@mmmi.sdu.dk Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Instituttet, SDU Robotics

Programme Secretary

Name Email Department City
Kirsten Thorup Nielsen kitho@tek.sdu.dk TEK Uddannelseskoordinering og -support , Den Tekniske Fakultetsadministration

Offered in

Odense

Level

Bachelor

Offered in

Summer school (spring)

Duration

Intensive course

Mandatory prerequisites

Experience in at least one of the following programming languages: C, C++, Python. Experience in Linux, e.g., Ubuntu.

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.

Content

This course introduces the design and practical implementation of an unmanned aerial system to perform high-level missions, such as surveillance, exploration, or area monitoring. The course will cover how to experimentally validate the system.

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Teaching Method

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

hours per week

Teaching language

English

Examination regulations

Exam regulations

Name

Exam regulations

Examination is held

At the end of the summer course.

Tests

Exam

EKA

T930011102

Name

Exam

Description

Grading is based on an overall assessment of: 

  • atttendance (80 %)
  • individual oral examination covering the theory presented in course lectures and the laboratory exercises
  • laboratory reports

Form of examination

Oral exam

Censorship

Second examiner: Internal

Grading

7-point grading scale

Identification

Student Identification Card - Date of birth

Language

English

ECTS value

5

Additional information

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:

  1. Undergraduate and graduate students from partner universities (exchange); international undergraduate and graduate guest students (fee-paying); undergraduate and graduate students from other Danish universities. 
  2. 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.  

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