MEng Aerospace Engineering with Industrial Experience / Course details

Year of entry: 2024

Course unit details:
Autonomous Mobile Robots

Course unit fact file
Unit code AERO40492
Credit rating 15
Unit level Level 4
Teaching period(s) Semester 2
Available as a free choice unit? No


Autonomous Mobile Robots will become key in a range of sectors such as agriculture, critical asset inspections, and social care. Students will learn how to develop both kinematic and dynamic models for such robots and how to develop real-time feedback control systems. They will select and implement appropriate navigation strategies so that the robots can undertake autonomous missions.


Introduce students to the field of autonomous mobile robots, how they can be modelled, controlled, and used in a range of applications.


Assessment methods

Method Weight
Other 10%
Written exam 50%
Report 25%
Practical skills assessment 15%

Teaching staff

Staff member Role
Kieran Wood Unit coordinator

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