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UMS 140 - Introduction to Autonomous Vehicle Technology
Presents an overview of ground-based autonomous vehicles beginning with the rationale for adoption of autonomy and how ground-based vehicles have changed to adopt the new technologies. Covers on-board diagnostic methods and means, wireless networks standards and control schemes, data bus networks, and connected sensor types, and calibration methods.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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UMS 162 - Applications of Autonomous Systems
Provides the student with the fundamental skills for integrating autonomous technologies into existing automobile platforms. Presents proper Controller Area Network (CAN) bus protocols for use in assembling wiring systems compatible with IPC-A620 industry standard. Includes the use of schematics to assemble bench level CAN bus networks for analysis and troubleshooting.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
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UMS 195 - Topics In
Provides and opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits